As we mark the anniversary of the death of Chris Stevens, there are some in Washington who'd like to turn the drones loose on Benghazi. Here's why that would be a bad idea.
Why it's best to use every tool in the toolbox when it comes to democracy assistance.
The U.S. media continue to tiptoe around the horrors of war. It's time to put more violence on TV.
Egypt's foremost novelist on revolution, dentistry, democracy, and why the Muslim Brotherhood is a "terroristic, underground, armed group."
As Syria shows, the Responsibility to Protect hasn't delivered. Time to try something new?
Five surprising insights into voting behavior from the cutting edge of psychology.
Five big consequences of the president's call to let Congress decide about America's Syrian intervention.
From Cairo to Wall Street to the West Bank, plotting a world of upheaval.
The agency finally owns up to its role in the 1953 operation.
Civil society groups face an uphill battle in a society dominated by militias.
Enough compromise. Jordanians are tired of being the good kids on the block.
The days of euphoria are long gone. Can Libyans reboot the revolution?
Praising Zimbabwe's slightly-less-fraudulent election is like congratulating Anthony Weiner for sending photographs of his genitals to fewer women this year.
It’s time for the Palestinians to change the discourse from reconciliation to elections.
Why the American president's cancellation of their pending summit meeting is just a blip on Vladimir Putin's radar.
Why a small town in Libya refuses to give up custody of the revolution’s most high-profile prisoner.
Why we must stand and support the Muslim Brotherhood's fight for democracy.
Egypt's army chief isn't an Islamist -- in fact, his work at the U.S. Army War College suggests he may be a Mubarak clone.
Female soccer players are rewriting the rules for women's sports in the Middle East.
Can Edward Snowden really find freedom in an unfree country?
Why paranoia is the key to Libyan politics.
Zimbabwe’s Supreme Court had the opportunity to finally give the opposition a fighting chance. But it didn't.