In the Middle East, Iran, Israel and Russia — despite their rivalries — all share one goal: maintaining disunity.
Why the U.S. government must rethink Iraq’s territorial integrity.
Saudi Arabia is 93% Muslim. But it is more divided than it appears.
The history of Kurdistan helps explain the Kurds’ current conundrum.
Riyadh has played a dubious role in combating the Islamic State and their partners.
How is Syria’s war dividing populations across the region?
What do an insolvent Egypt and a disintegrating Syria mean for the governance of the Middle East?
If a black-or-white political culture is grounds for sending in U.S. troops, then few countries require an invasion more urgently than the United States.
How have warnings of geopolitical chaos in Iraq proven prescient?