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.
This Hanukkah, Israel doesn't have to worry about running out of oil.
Mubarak may be gone, but his economic policies still haunt Egyptians.
The current protests aren't about the President Mohamed Morsi's power grab -- this fight is over something far more basic.
The United States needs to tell Egypt's new president that there's no going back to the old, bad ways.
The Muslim Brotherhood sees a conspiracy to oust it from power around every corner, and it’s prepared to strike preemptively against its enemies -- both real and imagined.
Gaza's radiating instability proves once again that Palestine is at the center of the region's problems.
Eight questions about the Israel-Gaza conflict we still don't have a good handle on.
The Salafi threat to blow up the pyramids is nothing new: Egypt's ambivalence toward its past dates back centuries.
What happened the last time America got bogged down in North Africa.