The post-American Middle East being born in Syria is an irretrievably changed land of sectarianism and new foreign hegemony
By Eyal Zisser · March 21, 2016
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.
By Harold James · March 6, 2016
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
By Paul Berman · February 25, 2016
Why the Mediterranean refugee crisis could get that much worse, and soon
By Nicholas Noe · September 22, 2015
In 2011, Tel Aviv’s Daphni Leef helped ignite the J14 movement for social change. She looks back at what went wrong.
By Tal Kra-Oz · August 20, 2014
The new vogue for blaming the century-old Sykes-Picot Agreement for today’s woes ignores history, and reality
By Lee Smith · April 30, 2014
Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry
By Lee Smith · April 14, 2014
Three years after Mubarak’s fall, the country is toying with global irrelevance—except as a possible terror exporter
By Lee Smith · April 2, 2014
The better, more real, and more compelling of the two Israeli-Palestinian intelligence films opens this week in the U.S.
By Judith Miller · March 5, 2014
The Arab Spring was an opportunity to discard anti-Semitism adopted from colonialists. Instead, it’s gotten worse.
By Aomar Boum · February 21, 2014
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
By Joseph Braude · February 19, 2014
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
By Matti Friedman · February 11, 2014
Netanyahu’s ex-national security adviser says Abbas has a choice between Israeli troops on the Jordan River—or no state at all
By David Samuels · February 5, 2014
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.
By David Samuels · January 22, 2014
The group has maintained an uneasy status quo despite losing key allies in Tehran, Damascus, and Cairo
By Josh Nason · December 12, 2013
Egyptian playwright Ali Salem and others are marginalized at home and in the Western media, but they are political pioneers
By David Mikics · December 3, 2013
Gen. Sisi holds de facto power but with elections looming must now decide whether to legitimize his rule with a presidential run
By Samuel Tadros · November 21, 2013
With Egypt’s army clearing protesters by force, scholar Samuel Tadros explains why his country’s modernizers support military rule
By Lee Smith · August 14, 2013
Ex-Shin Bet head Yuval Diskin warns that Israel’s leaders appear to be dangerously detached from reality
By Yuval Diskin · July 17, 2013