Accepting the fact that a civil war has started is a necessary first step toward bringing an end to the conflict.
Hard-liners, including President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, now control all of
Are the Taliban Winning? Ahmed Rashid
As public morale sags and events spin out of control, many Afghans believe the war against resurgent Islamists is already lost.
Lebanese Identity and Israeli Security
in the Shadows of the 2006 War Shibley Telhami
Do sectarian divides in
The Youth Factor in the War on Terror Cheryl Benard
Jihadist recruiters, like other organizers of warfare, take advantage of young men’s immature brains. Fourth in a series on global youth.
An Update Tamara Cofman Wittes and Sarah E. Yerkes
To overcome Arab rulers’ intransigence, the
Stalled Reform: The Case of
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The situation is deteriorating rapidly. Any workable change of course, including partition, will have to involve
The Great Deception William W. Finan Jr.
Frank Rich and Bob Woodward show how Americans got into
The Month in Review
An international chronology of events in November, country by country, day by day.