How State Department analysts -- and no one else -- foresaw the 1973 Arab-Israeli war.
As America's new secretary of state arrives in Cairo, it's still not clear the United States knows what it's dealing with.
Egypt's new rulers are determined to tighten their grip on the media scene in Cairo. I should know -- they had me fired.
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.
Images from the women's rights rallies that have been taking place around the world this week.
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.
How a bunch of soccer fans became the Muslim Brotherhood’s worst nightmare.
Congratulations, John Kerry. You own the peace process now. Here's how not to screw it up.
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.
Insider accounts are shedding new light on the 18 days that brought down a pharaoh.
Five unlikely but extremely destabilizing global crises that Obama must prepare for now.
Are we witnessing a historic shift toward Palestinian unity? Don't bet on it.
Hopes for a democratic Middle East have faltered amid sectarian animosities and ideological divisions. Did it have to be this way?
From the U.S. deficit to Mideast turmoil, the issues that could have the biggest impact on the global economy in the coming year.
A look back at what I've gotten wrong, and why I'm (mostly) not sorry.
The triumph of democracy isn't inevitable. It has to be fought for.
Opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei speaks exclusively to Foreign Policy on the Muslim Brotherhood and Egypt's political crisis.
Egypt's long-suffering opposition is fighting back against the Islamist government. But can they get their act together in time?
Why the Muslim Brotherhood has Gulf leaders worried -- now more than ever.