Can Assad Keep Crossing the “Red Line”?

Impatience grows amid ongoing brutality and diplomatic approaches
David Ignatius
May 17, 2016

Moderate Syrian Rebels Torn Between Giving Up, Joining Islamic Extremists

Diplomatic efforts have failed, as Russia and the US disagree on what to do about Assad
Sam Dagher
May 6, 2016

The Myth of the Islamic State: The History of a Political Idea

The diversity of Muslim nations makes a modern caliphate an impossible goal
Mohammed Ayoob
May 4, 2016

The $2 Trillion Project to Get Saudi Arabia’s Economy Off Oil

Country struggles to attract foreign investment with restrictions for women
Peter Waldman
April 26, 2016

Islamic State Has Erased the Line Between Foreign and Domestic Policy

The West must be consistent with its core values and principles to defeat the Islamic State
Nader Mousavizadeh
April 25, 2016