Why is Washington being so quiet about the tumultuous upheaval in Egypt?
A real-time map of the hot spots in Egypt's dramatic showdown between the military, Muslim Brotherhood, and protesters in the streets.
Egypt is on the brink -- not of something better than the old Mubarak dictatorship, but of something even worse.
Why Egypt’s draft NGO law is transparent, fair, and a big step forward for democracy.
Why Xi Jinping’s vision of a future China cannot coexist with the American Dream.
The improbable tale of a West Virginia heiress the Pentagon hired to take on Somalia's jihadists.
Rampaging Islamist vigilantes are cracking down on free expression -- and ruining Tunisia's Arab Spring.
The U.S. military doesn’t exactly have an unblemished record when it comes to promoting democracy. Is there a way to change that?
What does the Obama administration make of Egypt's Mohamed Morsy? Not much. But they've still got to figure out how to work with him.
The problem with the 'light footprint' approach to U.S. military policy.
Seven things we've learned after a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan.
As America's new secretary of state arrives in Cairo, it's still not clear the United States knows what it's dealing with.
Yes, Muslim-majority Indonesia has made a successful transition to democracy. But no, that doesn’t make it an example for the Arab Spring.
Forget about the “war on terror.” The next few decades will be dominated by the bitter divide within Islam itself.
How Delacroix's famous painting explains the troubled North African revolution.
There's a reason Egyptians keep taking to the streets: The Muslim Brotherhood has proved to be little more than the old Mubarak clique with beards.
If history is any guide, today’s assassination in Tunisia could set off a dangerous revolutionary dynamic.
Democracy Lab is celebrating its first anniversary. Here are some of the things we've learned over the past year -- and where we're headed in year two.
An insurrection along the Suez Canal represents the greatest threat yet to the Muslim Brotherhood's rule in Egypt.
How did so many Western analysts get Egypt's Islamist movement so wrong?
Egypt is witnessing the slow-motion collapse of a stagnant and brutal political order.