Cairo needs to tackle its subsidy addiction. And yes, it’s not going to be easy.
The old commandments helped the Israelites survive the desert. A set of new ones may help Obama survive the Israelis.
There is no Arab Spring coming to Iraq. But sectarian protests could tear this fragile country apart.
China just passed the United States as the world's leading oil importer. America should be happy to be No. 2.
How the Iranian regime used the Kazakhstan talks as pre-election propaganda.
Iran's popularity in the Arab world is way down, but sectarianism is on the rise.
Sorry, John Kerry and Chuck Hagel. Just because Iran holds elections doesn’t mean that its government represents the people.
Rogue states have a pretty convincing track record of ignoring sanctions, so what makes Congress and the White House think they'll work on Iran?
Forget about the “war on terror.” The next few decades will be dominated by the bitter divide within Islam itself.
Let's face it: The Islamic Republic is just too dysfunctional to cut a nuclear deal.
Obama's cabinet had a plan to take down Bashar al-Assad. What went wrong?
As Obama begins his second term, one thing is clear: the administration's Iran policy is failing. What now, Mr. President?
If the United States is serious about negotiating with Iran, it's going to have to start listening to the supreme leader.
No, Mr. President, it's not OK if our allies get nuclear weapons.
It's a veritable international mystery: How did Washington end up funding its adversaries in Tehran?
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.
Netanyahu's back, and Barack Obama needs to find a way to work with him this time around.
Congratulations, Mr. President. Now it's time to make good on your promise to engage Iran.
Are Iranians really feeling the pinch of U.S. and international sanctions on their economy?
As sanctions bite, some of Iran's leaders are signaling a willingness to come back to the negotiating table.
Touring the Islamic Republic through the one social network it hasn't cracked down on yet.