Axis of Upheaval


'Ethnic Cleansing at Work'

Harassment. Arbitrary arrest. Torture. Over the course of the last two months, Myanmar's Rohingya minority has faced a brutal campaign of subjugation by the state.

Emanuel Stoakes |


The Gangs of Iraq

Marauding pro-government militias are using the fight against the Islamic State as a pretext to destroy Sunni Arab communities across the country.

Tirana Hassan |


Keep Calm and Carry On, Stephen Harper

Doubling down on counterterrorism at home and abroad won’t make Canada a safer place.

Stephen M. Walt |


The Army and the People Were Never One Hand

Maikel Nabil, the atheist, pro-Israel Egyptian writer who was released from prison today, was right all along.

Max Strasser |


Down to a Trickle

The revolution in Egypt can’t succeed unless someone manages to revive the economy. Good luck with that.

Peter Passell |


A League of Their Own

The Arab League may not be perfect, but it's come a long way.

Marwan Muasher |


Burning Our Heritage

Why is the Egyptian military letting our history go up in smoke?

Adel Abdel Ghafar |


We're Winning in Somalia

With a little more donor support, international forces can help drive al-Shabab out of Mogadishu.

Boubacar Gaoussou Diarra |

The List

The Next Tunisias

Five Arab states that are ripe for revolution.

David Kenner |


Somalia's Saviors Are Making Everything Worse

The U.S. and the U.N. are doing everything but keeping the peace in Mogadishu.

Letta Tayler |


Tick, Tock

The bombs awaiting Obama in 2010.

Passport Administrator |


Letters: The End of Evil?

Former National Security Council staffer Peter Feaver argues that Niall Ferguson's "axis of upheaval" won't replace the old "axis of evil" any time soon.

Katherine Yester |