Middle East

For all the power of its militias, Tehran relies on an aura of inevitability.

Alberto M. Fernandez
Oct. 18 2021 12:01AM

They can’t win decisive victories, but they can wreak havoc.

Seth Frantzman
Oct. 8 2021 12:01AM

Simultaneously weighing values and interests.

Sarah Feuer and David Schenker
Oct. 8 2021 12:01AM

Without trying to revolutionize society, pursue rights first, and democracy second.

David Pollock and Robert Satloff
Sept. 27 2021 12:01AM

Where Israel once aligned with Turkey and Iran against the Arab states, it now finds itself aligned with those former enemies against Turkey and Iran.

Sept. 27 2021 12:01AM

Give a man a missile, and he’ll terrorize for a day. Give him a missile factory, and he’ll terrorize for a lifetime.

Fabian Hinz
Sept. 3 2021 12:01AM

Tehran’s hostility to the West is an essential tool for Beijing.

Eyal Pinko
Aug. 31 2021 12:01AM

A Muslim historian and the lost Jewish neighborhood of ancient Nineveh.

Rebecca Collard
Aug. 25 2021 12:01AM

“As with so many intellectuals, Said’s cultural influence was greater than his merits.”

Theodore Dalrymple
Aug. 24 2021 12:01AM

Perceiving American weakness, Arabs and Israelis will have to work together.

Aug. 17 2021 12:01AM

Two top analysts talk about how Iran sees the region these days, and especially how it thinks about its friends and its enemies.

Aug. 9 2021 12:01AM

Don’t be fooled by signs of rapprochement with Jerusalem.

Edy Cohen
July 13 2021 12:01AM

A rejection of theocratic totalitarianism?

June 25 2021 12:01AM