Arab World

Dispatch

The War Within Gaza

With a cease-fire holding, a battered Hamas now begins its battle with enemies within for control over the future of the Strip.

David Kenner |

Argument

Hamas's BFFs

It's time to stop treating Turkey and Qatar like they’re anything other than proxies for terrorists.

Jonathan Schanzer |

Argument

Back to the Future in Libya

Why some Libyans see a solution to the country's political crises in a document that was published 63 years ago.

Lorianne Updike Toler |

Christian Caryl

9 Things to Avoid When Creating Your Own Caliphate

If you want to rule for 1,000 years, don't touch my daughters or my cigarettes.

Christian Caryl |

COLUMN

The Endgame in Gaza

Can Netanyahu really demilitarize the Strip without making Hamas a partner?

Aaron David Miller |

Argument

The Last Great Myth About Egypt

Cairo has never been a mediator between Israel and Palestine -- and today's regime actually benefits from the Gaza invasion.

Steven A. Cook |

Dispatch

Nowhere to Run

Gaza's residents, under a constant barrage of Israeli bombs, are being told to evacuate to stay safe. If they could escape, they would.

Sharif Abdel Kouddous |

COLUMN

Summer Reruns in the Middle East

Televised tragedy and déjà vu in Gaza.

Matt Bors |

Dispatch

Ramadan in Gaza

What it’s like to celebrate Islam’s holy month in a city under siege.

Abeer Ayyoub |

Dispatch

The False Front of the Gaza Invasion

Israel's late-night assault shows the past week's attempts at talks were a sham all along.

Gregg Carlstrom |

Report

Revenge of the Kurds II

Can the Kurds prevent Maliki from sabotaging the country's oil infrastructure?

Keith Johnson |

Argument

Undoing the Resource Curse

How oil can save Libyan democracy.

Terra Lawson-Remer |

Report

Crunch Time for Egypt's Energy Mess?

Sisi is taking bold steps, including forging possible deals with Israel, to keep his country from going over a financial cliff.

Keith Johnson |

COLUMN

The Middle East Has Thrown in the Towel on Making Peace with Israel

New polls from across the region show a deep pessimism on the possibility of a non-violent, two-state solution.

Bruce Stokes |

Argument

The Scandal of Ambassador Zeid

Why the new United Nations human rights advocate is the wrong man for the job.

Jacob Mchangama |

Argument

The Great Iraqi Jail Break

Iraq’s jihadist army has figured out a surefire way to sow chaos: by opening prison doors.

Aki Peritz |

COLUMN

Who to Blame When You're Being Executed

Pointing guns > pointing fingers.

Matt Bors |