Erdogan’s electoral hopes were dashed. Will that be enough to stop him?
Proof how much Bellow matters to our democratic society.
Irving Kristol, the so-called godfather of neoconservatism, is best known today for his political thought; but he was also deeply preoccupied with questions of religion.. . .
The great mid-20th-century Christian theologian Reinhold Niebuhr developed a political theory, dubbed “Christian realism,” that sought to synthesize the demands of Christian ethics with the. . .
The U.S. has a long history of supporting despotic regimes in the Middle East in the name of stability. They have also been surprised when. . .
Many are the substitutes for God invented by non-believers; they have turned out to be no substitutes at all. But can the West recover its. . .
Arabs are horrified at the thought that the Syrian civil war could once again redraw the map of the Middle East. Infinitely more worrying. . .
Egypt’s so-called liberals grew out of a functionary class that was never interested in limiting the power of the state and has always been ambivalent. . .
The world’s most populous Muslim country has made the transition from authoritarianism to democracy in little over a decade. Can it serve as a model?
What if the “Arab Spring” was not a demand for democracy or Islam but instead for free enterprise?