The West was not only happy to flirt with Mubarak. It is also still in bed with plenty of bad guys.
Plenty of reasons why Europeans should be very wary to conclude this trade deal with the US.
Reflections on the negotiating style of the United States.
Continuing violence in Syria is the most severe indictment of the international community’s ability to provide for peace and security.
Senior Obama administration officials were aware from 2012 that a war to overthrow Assad would inevitably become a sectarian bloodbath.
The monster that Saudi Arabia created may come to haunt itself — at home.
Examining the perfectly closed loops of circular Islamist thinking.
Trade flows in agricultural products and the high-stakes games of international sanctions.
Does Germany’s Chancellor really not understand the cynical ways in which Turkey’s President plays her? Is it naiveté – or appeasement?
Supporters of identity politics feel safer by shutting doors to the rest of the world. Who pays the price? How did elites contribute to it all?