The targeted killing of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansoor in Pakistan by a U.S. drone strike, less than a year after he replaced Taliban founder Mullah Omar, has dominated commentaries in the English-language dailies of Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Although Abdullah Ocalan seems almost paranoid toward the United States and Western capitalism — "The way I was captured demonstrated that the capitalist modernity of which the USA is the world leader, is a system with no inhibition to oppress and abuse" (p.
However badly misnamed are the popular protests, uprisings, revolutions and civil wars that started spreading across the Middle East in the winter of 2010-11, it is abundantly clear that in most cases they did not result in peaceful transitions to inclusive democratic politics.
This week’s terrorist attacks in Brussels have once again elicited strong discussion in the regional media. Besides the usual messages of solidarity, many commentators in the Middle East have offered various explanations for the current state of affairs, what to do to counter future terrorist
The Arab League has declared Hezbollah a terrorist group, following a similar move by the Gulf Cooperation Council last week.
Max Blumenthal's The 51-Day War provides a gripping narrative of the 2014 Israeli summer offensive in the Gaza Strip.
Emmanuel Todd is both a historian and a sociologist at the National Institute of Demographic Studies in Paris. Like most French men and women, he was appalled by the bloody events of January 7, 2015.