The post-American Middle East being born in Syria is an irretrievably changed land of sectarianism and new foreign hegemony
What was once the oppositional language of fringe parties in Europe has combined into a toxic new politics that is making its way to the center of Western democratic discourse. That should frighten us.
How the Vermont Senator stumbled on a wave of angry and aspirational young people and became the ideal political leader for the post-Occupy Wall Street generation
Why the Mediterranean refugee crisis could get that much worse, and soon
In 2011, Tel Aviv’s Daphni Leef helped ignite the J14 movement for social change. She looks back at what went wrong.
The new vogue for blaming the century-old Sykes-Picot Agreement for today’s woes ignores history, and reality
Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry
Three years after Mubarak’s fall, the country is toying with global irrelevance—except as a possible terror exporter
The better, more real, and more compelling of the two Israeli-Palestinian intelligence films opens this week in the U.S.
The Arab Spring was an opportunity to discard anti-Semitism adopted from colonialists. Instead, it’s gotten worse.
After the 2010 Hamas hit, Lt. Dhahi Khalfan Tamim denounced Mossad—but said it was his duty to warn of terror plots in Tel Aviv
Touring the Holy City with the garbage collectors is a reminder that it’s also a place where people go about their day-to-day lives
Netanyahu’s ex-national security adviser says Abbas has a choice between Israeli troops on the Jordan River—or no state at all
The point of Sept. 11 wasn’t to terrorize the West. It was to get the U.S. out of the Muslim world—and it worked.
The group has maintained an uneasy status quo despite losing key allies in Tehran, Damascus, and Cairo
Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers
Gen. Sisi holds de facto power but with elections looming must now decide whether to legitimize his rule with a presidential run
With Egypt’s army clearing protesters by force, scholar Samuel Tadros explains why his country’s modernizers support military rule
Ex-Shin Bet head Yuval Diskin warns that Israel’s leaders appear to be dangerously detached from reality
Agents of Influence: With the nation divided, in turmoil, and lacking hope for peaceful prosperity, a Middle East neighbor has reason to fear