May 14, 2017Algeria
Reading selections for the weekend of May 5, 2017.
Apr 1, 2017Iraq
Reading selections for the weekend of March 31, 2017.
Jan 13, 2017Turkey
Reading selections for the weekend of January 13, 2017.
Jul 12, 2016Islamic State
Even as Iraqi special forces and Shia militias roll back the self-proclaimed Islamic State, Baghdad has done little to address the underlying causes of Sunni militancy.
May 18, 2017Iran
Iranians are heading to the polls this Friday to decide Iran’s next president: incumbent Hassan Rouhani or his challenger Ebrahim Raisi. A victory for Raisi could mean he is being tested out for a po…
May 16, 2017China
This is the first part in a series on China's attempts to bolster its soft power and its prospects for success. In recent years, China has stepped up its soft power offensive in South Asia, Southeas…
May 12, 2017U.S. Foreign Policy
Now that the reverie aboard the USS Intrepid has receded into memory, it is time to ask just what, precisely, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull achieved on his recent visit to New York and m…
May 15, 2017Human Trafficking
Caroline O’Leary is an intern in the Center for Preventive Action at the Council on Foreign Relations. April was Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which brought a deserved spotlight to the 5,551 cas…
May 14, 2017Saudi Arabia
Is the Muslim world divided over an ancient sectarian conflict? Not really: It's twenty-first-century power politics.