Arab World

Christian Caryl

Mob Rule

Why organized crime is a growing force in world politics.

Christian Caryl |

Argument

How Morsy Could Have Saved Himself

To avoid defeat, try magnanimity in victory.

Tarek Masoud |

Argument

Echoes of Nasser

Nearly 60 years ago, Egypt's generals tried to crush the Muslim Brotherhood. It didn’t go well.

Steven A. Cook |

Argument

The Moroccan Model?

Morocco has a chance to become a regional leader on economic reform. But it still has a way to go.

Dalibor Rohac |

Dispatch

Watching Cairo from Sanaa

As Egypt reels, Yemenis wonder: Will the revolution spill over again?

Adam Baron |

Argument

Al Jazeera's Awful Week

How the voice of Arab freedom became a shill for Egypt's Islamists.

Sultan Al Qassemi |

Marc Lynch

Money to Meddle

Can the wealthy powerbrokers of the Persian Gulf create the Egypt they want?

Marc Lynch |

Dispatch

Beaten into Submission

Is violence the only way Egypt knows how to deal with Islamists?

Fatemah Farag |

Dispatch

Cairo's Forever War

The day after a massacre, Egypt's Islamists settle in for a long fight.

Evan Hill |

Reality Check

Lost

Why does Washington still think it can control what happens in Egypt?

Aaron David Miller |

Argument

The New Arab Awakening

Why Middle East moderates need to seize the opportunity in Egypt to craft a new political movement.

Anwar Gargash |

Dispatch

Shot in the Back

Eyewitnesses describe a deadly rampage in Cairo.

Evan Hill |

Christian Caryl

Blood in the Streets

Massacring unarmed protestors is more common than you might think -- and governments often get away with it.

Christian Caryl |

Dispatch

As Egypt Roils, Israel Watches

As the streets of Cairo erupt in chaos, Jerusalem wonders if the military can set things right again.

Oren Kessler |

Dispatch

Cairo's Charm Offensive

Why Egypt's islamists are kissing up to the army that's gunning them down.

Evan Hill |

Argument

It's Time to Work With Egypt's Generals

In a turbulent time, Cairo's military is the best friend the United States has got.

Martin Indyk |

Marc Lynch

Downfall in Cairo

Morsy is out. The military is in. But it doesn't look good for anyone.

Marc Lynch |

Argument

Our Friend in Cairo

Why does President Barack Obama persist in supporting Mohamed Morsy -- and not the protesters?

Ted Cruz |

Argument

The Man on Horseback

Egypt's top general holds the fate of the country in his hands, but even the Army may not be able to restore order in Cairo.

Robert Springborg |

David Rothkopf

You Say You Want a Revolution?

Street protests are no match for elites and inertia.

David Rothkopf |

Christian Caryl

Running from the Arab Spring

Syria isn't the only place with a refugee problem.

Christian Caryl |

Argument

The Middle East Plague Goes Global

A scary virus is sweeping Saudi Arabia. Six million religious pilgrims are about to descend on the country from across the world. The result could be disastrous.

Laurie Garrett |

Marc Lynch

Mysteries of the Emir

What do we really know about the transfer of power in Qatar and the plans of the country's young, new leader?

Marc Lynch |

Argument

Protocols of the Interest Rate Lobby

Whether it's shadowy bankers, America, Israel, or Iran, there's no end to the conspiracy theories spun by the Turkish prime minister's supporters -- and their opponents.

Piotr Zalewski |

Argument

'You Can't Eat Sharia'

Egypt is on the brink -- not of something better than the old Mubarak dictatorship, but of something even worse.

Mohamed ElBaradei |

Report

Is Anyone In Charge Of U.S. Syria Policy?

Somebody tell Congress, the Pentagon, and the State Department if so.

Gordon Lubold |

Interview

'Don't Try to Convince Yourself That You're in Control'

Afghan lessons for arming the Syrian rebels from the CIA's mujahideen point man.

Joshua E. Keating |

Argument

Regime Change in Qatar

Knee-deep in Syria's civil war and surrounded by family quarrels, Qatar's emir is looking to hand over the country to his 33-year-old son.

Simon Henderson |

Argument

We're Not Building a 'Police State'

Why Egypt’s draft NGO law is transparent, fair, and a big step forward for democracy.

Khaled al-Qazzaz |

Argument

Syria Is Now Saudi Arabia's Problem

The battle for a town on the Lebanese border marks the kingdom's first attempt to lead Syria's fractured opposition.

Hassan Hassan |