From Moon Walk to Space Wars

2019-07-22
It is easy to get caught up in escalating strategic competition and conflict on Earth. But, 50 years after the ...

Where the Periphery Dominates

2019-07-21
After the defeat of the Islamic State, the balance of power in Iraqs Nineveh Governorate is changing. ...

Trump signs order recognising Israeli sovereignty over Syria's Golan Heights

2019-03-26
US presidents contentious move seen as a boost for Benjamin Netanyahu ahead of Israeli elections next month ...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation with Iraq

2019-08-21
An improved security situation and the recovery in oil prices have improved near-term vulnerabilities ...

How Blockchain Can Win the War Against Plastic Waste

2019-08-15
Start-ups are making incremental use of blockchain to reduce plastic waste, but the technology’s power to drive real change is ...

What About Rochester?

2019-08-06
There is much to be celebrated in the rise of modern megacities, especially in developing countries. ...

America’s Superpower Panic

2019-08-15
History suggests that a global superpower in relative decline should aim for a soft landing, so that it still has ...

Bahrain’s Perception Problem

2019-08-05
New demonstrations, executions, and diplomatic quarrels threaten to undermine the island’s efforts to improve its pro-Western profile amid the Iran ...

Quieting the Home Front

2019-08-03
Saudi Arabia has used a variety of means to neutralize domestic opposition to the war in Yemen. ...

Narendra Modi’s New-Model India

2019-08-21
By asserting direct government control over Kashmir, Indias prime minister is remaking the country in the image of his chauvinist ...

Democracies in Danger

2019-08-19
Recent unilateral decisions by the Indian, American, and British governments are part of a worrying trend in the worlds leading ...

Muslim Causes Versus National Interest: Muslim Nations Make Risky Bets

2019-08-19
Saudi attitudes towards the plight of thousands of illegal Rohingya in the kingdom fleeing persecution in Myanmar and squalid Bangladeshi ...

The Rule of Law Needs a Soul

2019-06-12
The hubris of much liberal legal thinking has been to assume that once a rule-of-law regime is in place, it ...

The Christchurch Massacre Was Another Internet-Enabled Atrocity

2019-03-23
Facebook is no more obliged to accept a posting than the New York Times is to print a submitted article. ...

Quarter-Million Lives at Risk in Latest Battle for Yemen

2018-06-19
Now that the operation has begun, bipartisan congressional threats to sever U.S. military assistance because of humanitarian concerns will be ...

The truth about Muhammad

2019-07-17
Publishing the Quran and making it available in translation was a dangerous enterprise in the 16th century, apt to confuse ...

Why No One Answers Their Phone Anymore

2018-06-01
Telephone culture is disappearing. ...

Why Orwell’s 1984 could be about Now

2018-05-21
Audiences around the world are re-reading George Orwells 1984, which is a handbook for difficult times ...

The Exceptionalism of American Higher Education

2018-05-21
American universities and colleges emerged as dominant players in the global ecology of higher education, a dominance that continues to ...
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