Netanyahu’s last stand

Later this year, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to become Israel's longest-serving prime minister in its 71-year existence. To...

Countering extremism in Central Asia

More people joined the Islamic State from former Soviet republics than from any other region outside the Middle East. On this special edition of...

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...

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...

The looted antiquities trade

Conflict in the Middle East and elsewhere has fueled a booming trade in looted antiquities from archaeological sites and museums. Millions of...

Finding Syria’s disappeared

Since the start of the Syrian war, a remarkable 100,000 people have gone missing - a distinct figure from the estimated 400,000 confirmed...