The Syrian National Council has failed to galvanize international support for the rebellion -- and it has only itself to blame.
Ethiopia's late dictator antagonized his country's Muslims for years. His successors may pay for it.
So the rebels aren't secular Jeffersonians. As far as America is concerned, it doesn't much matter.
The chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security is asleep on the job, or worse, too busy picking on Muslims to notice the real terrorist danger to America: lone extremists with guns.
Sectarian conflict in Burma is once again spurring talk of a “global war against Islam.”
Libya is trying to build a new democracy. But that's a tall order for a society plagued by bad memories.
As the Palestinian Authority struggles to make payroll, the militant group is making friends and influencing leaders around the Arab world.
The United States needs to prevent Mali from turning into another failed state in the heart of Africa.
Images from across the Muslim world as the holy month begins.
One of Saudi Arabia's most popular hardline clerics just embraced democracy. Should we worry, or applaud?
Middle East scholar Joshua Stacher explains why democratization in Egypt is only skin deep.
After a week of wanton destruction, is the legendary city of Timbuktu finally coming to an end?
Images of the disappearing treasures of Timbuktu's ancient landmarks as militants bomb them into rubble.
As a divided Libya heads toward a historic vote, an Islamic "frame of reference" unites the country's political neophytes.
The revolution in Egypt isn’t over -- at least as long as female revolutionaries have anything to say about it.
Egypt's new president may be no moderate, but he deserves a chance to prove he's no enemy.
The next American president would be naïve to think that the uprisings sweeping the Middle East will be good for America. It's time to retrench and protect U.S. interests from the Islamist tidal wave.
The best way to help the protesters in Sudan? Cover the story.
A look at how the most popular cover story in Foreign Policy's history ricocheted across Twitter.
Four takes on Mona Eltahawy's cover piece on misogyny in the Middle East and Foreign Policy's inaugural Sex Issue.
The process of drafting a new constitution is a train wreck. But there’s a way to get it back on track.
Cairo's revolutionaries take to the streets during a chaotic weekend.
The ayatollahs are going after a new generation of satirists. But that hasn't stopped Iran's best cartoonists-in-exile from exposing the country's deepest taboos.
An ex-president is convicted, England celebrates, and Angela Merkel feeds a penguin.
A leaked Army document on mass detentions has extremists boiling over on both the right and the left.
Enormously popular, extremist Saudi clerics are promoting hatred, violence, and intolerance on Facebook and Twitter. Can they be stopped?