Arab women’s rights [program]

In late June, the first Saudi women to legally drive a car in the kingdom started their engines and took off down the road. The lifting of Saudi...

Egypt’s staged election

Egypt will hold a presidential election at the end of this month. But there’s little drama about who will actually win. President Abdel-Fatah...

After ISIS, the Kurdish question

The Kurds have played a key role in the Syrian war. With U.S. military aid, a Kurdish militia called the YPG has done a large share of the ground...

Israel’s hawkish new normal

Israel's right capitalizes on shifting views of electorate The surprisingly strong showing for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud and other...