Middle East

Israel Should Immediately Send Medical Supplies Into Gaza
It will help the victims, annoy the perpetrators, and change the course of the war
July 22, 2014

It will help the victims, annoy the perpetrators, and change the course of the  war.

The Former Head of the Mossad Evaluates the Risks—and Rewards—of Israel's Gaza Invasion
July 18, 2014

Why Israel launched the ground operation and how long it is likely to last. 

Israel Is Invading Gaza Because Netanyahu Is Out of Options
But he's still just dealing with the symptom, not the problem
July 17, 2014

But he's still just dealing with the symptom, not the problem.

What You Need to Know About the Escalating Drone War in Israel
Hamas now possesses drone technology. This could lead to all-out war.
July 14, 2014

Hamas now possesses drone technology. This could lead to all-out war.

A Middle East Expert Explains Assad's Dangerous Charm, ISIS's Plans, and the Future of the Region
An Interview With Robert Ford, the Former Ambasssador to Syria
July 09, 2014

A conversation with former Syrian Ambassador Robert Ford.

The Revenge Killing in Israel Has Resurrected Jewish Demons
A report from Jerusalem, where there's a frightening resignation in the face of racism
July 07, 2014

A report from Jerusalem, where there's a frightening resignation in the face of racism.

How Not to Write A TV Drama About Arab Dictators
To start, cast an Arab actor in the lead
June 25, 2014

This show, from the producers of "Homeland," is an offensively boring attempt to humanize dictators.

How Bad Can the Iraq Situation Get? An Expert Weighs In.
An Interview with Thomas E. Ricks
June 24, 2014

“What if everything that has happened in Iraq since 2003 is just preamble to the main event?” 

Saddam Hussein's Faithful Friend, the King of Clubs, Might Be the Key to Saving Iraq
Assuming, that is, the mysterious Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri is even still alive
June 24, 2014

Assuming, that is, the mysterious Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri is even still alive.

You're Not Going to Believe Who's Claiming Obama Destroyed the Middle East
June 23, 2014

Elliott Abrams shows some real nerve in a Politico Magazine article.

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