Only Palestinians and Westerners haven’t been disillusioned.
A lesson from southeast Asia.
The recent coup didn’t kill democracy—just acknowledged its death.
The long march through progressive institutions.
And the Chinese connection.
So long as Qatari support for radical Islam continues, the underlying problem remains unsolved.
A beheading puts matters in stark relief.
Arabs are finally concluding that they need to move past the toxic legacies of Arab nationalism and Islamism—which means moving past the mythology of Palestine too.
Stifling criticism in the name of tolerance.
A debate that doesn’t strike fear in the hearts of jihadists.