Qatar makes longer-term investments in religious or ideological factions.
Senior Obama administration officials were aware from 2012 that a war to overthrow Assad would inevitably become a sectarian bloodbath.
Have the people of Egypt succumbed to a herd mentality justifying any action by the state?
Why is Russia emerging as a key factor in the political equation in Egypt?
Should the U.S. continue to support autocratic regimes, wherever they provide for a stable geopolitical situation?
What do an insolvent Egypt and a disintegrating Syria mean for the governance of the Middle East?
Could all the suicide bombings and car bombs indicate that the forces of medievalism are losing the battle for Pakistan?
How is Washington simultaneously pursuing democratization and a restoration of military rule in Egypt?
What is the key to the success of democracy in 21st century Libya?