To avoid our own failed ‘American Spring,’ learn the region’s lessons about effective opposition
Why do so many Americans mistake what typically signals a failure of democracy for democracy itself?
How virulent contagions of political fanaticism spread across the globe—or, what the Muslim Brotherhood and its descendants share with The Little Red Book
An Interview With Abdul Halim Khaddam, the former Vice President and Foreign Minister of Syria
Arab frustration at Hamas has exposed changing attitudes toward Israel
Three years after Mubarak’s fall, the country is toying with global irrelevance—except as a possible terror exporter
Plus a rabbi’s take on Inside Llewyn Davis, and more in the news
Plus what a war on Christmas would actually look like, and more in the news
The group has maintained an uneasy status quo despite losing key allies in Tehran, Damascus, and Cairo
Gen. Sisi holds de facto power but with elections looming must now decide whether to legitimize his rule with a presidential run
Plus Muslim Brotherhood likens Egypt’s army to Hitler, and more in the news
Plus Egypt bans the Muslim Brotherhood, and more in the news
Plus Hosni Mubarak’s encyclopedia of ailments
Releasing the 85-year-old former president will only further divide the country
Plus former president Hosni Mubarak will reportedly be released from jail
As leaders scramble for answers, new figures place death toll at 525
Fortunately, Iron Dome knocked the down missile
Who will crack first: The Egyptian military or the Brotherhood?
Violence also claims a Jewish American college student in Alexandria
Journalist Jakob Augstein appears alongside Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on a top 10 list of the world’s worst bigots
The popularity of satirist Bassem Youssef may show that the government can’t stifle public debate
Saudi charities fund terrorists and their families—including Hamas’ late military chief Ahmed Jabari
A ceasefire may be imminent, but the fallout is just beginning. What’s next for Iran, Egypt, and the U.S.
Is there a new front opening in the battle?
The rise of the Muslim Brotherhood and the civil war in Syria are bringing violence to Israel’s borders
This season, the first ladies of the Levant go nuclear, bringing the drama even without Skinny Girl Margaritas
It’s time to admit that banning Mein Kampf while allowing anti-Islam cartoons is a double-standard
Protests against the monarchy—the biggest since the Arab Spring began—are bad news for Israel and the U.S.
For years, the Arabic press promoted the conspiracy that Jews fixed U.S. elections. That’s changing.
Islamists storm the U.S. embassy and Egypt’s last Jews have no rabbi. Shanah tova from the Muslim Brotherhood.