Europe’s border pushback

Agreements with countries like Turkey, Sudan and Libya have helped the European Union dramatically cut the flow of migrants to the continent. But...

Arab women’s rights

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...

Gay rights in the Arab world

One of the hardest regions of the globe to be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender is the Arab world. In Saudi Arabia and Yemen, the punishment...

The life and death of James Foley

For many Americans, the Islamic State was first burned in our minds as a threat back in August 2014. That’s when the terror group released chilling...