The extremes of the political spectrum are crushing the political center and breeding radicalism
Societal struggles and reform often take unexpected turns in vast swaths of land stretching from the Middle East into Central Asia.
The US withdrawal from Afghanistan will likely clarify the Gulf’s security options. Are Russia and China alternatives?
Afghanistan could emerge as a venue for Middle Eastern rivalries.
How Israel’s new foreign minister deprives Central European nations of moral cover
Why Pakistan’s education “reform” is likely to raise eyebrows in Washington and Beijing.
The idea long promoted by international sports federations that sports and politics are unrelated has always been an illusion.
Mr. Erdogan’s actions at home undermine any suggestion that he is adhering to values projected by Europe and U.S. President Joe Biden.
The truly historic nature of the UAE-Israel deal is in the fine print.