At the end of 50 years of modern liberal revolution, fear of an unknown new order propels authoritarian nationalists with a disheartening message to women and other beneficiaries of social progress
Patricia Crone, the late scholar of Islam, fearlessly and rigorously explored the origins of Iran’s influential and mystical version of the religion
An interview with Israeli television lands French citizen, novelist, and essayist Amin Maalouf in a bizarre and ignorant thought-crime hell
The comedian and YouTube interview-show host still makes room for debate
What is the right thing to say?
The mass murder in Orlando wasn’t a random display of ‘hate.’ It is an expression of a repugnant political philosophy that targets women, Jews, and gays.
A foreign policy for 2016
In the second of a five-part series, how a rotting post-industrial city became Britain’s anti-Zionist capital
Why aren’t more non-Muslim feminists decrying violence against women in Muslim-majority countries?
The militant group Boko Haram is far more audacious than even this recent horrific, and unresolved, mass abduction lets on
The first free presidential election in Egypt begins today. No matter the winner, liberal democracy has lost.
The Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas can’t be written off as easily anymore
What are the implications for the U.S. and Israel?
Egypt captured Israeli-American Ilan Grapel to generate popular support among the volatile anti-Western middle class at home
A new book tells the story of a middle-class Jewish girl from Westchester who changed her name, moved to Pakistan, and became a leading voice of radical Islamism
Paul Berman challenges liberal intellectuals to take a stand against Tariq Ramadan