Ambassador and former assistant secretary of defense Chas Freeman is a knowledgeable and well-regarded analyst of the Middle East. His latest work continues a narrative of U.S.
In Captive Society, Saeid Golkar takes on the challenge of trying to explain Iran's Basij to a Western audience. This is a particularly difficult task given the shadowy nature of the inner workings of the Islamic Republic.
A number of terror attacks — both successful and thwarted — have disrupted celebrations of the holy month of Ramadan throughout the Muslim world.
The mass murder of nearly 50 people in an Orlando gay nightclub by Omar Mateen, an American who allegedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State, has been widely condemned throughout the Middle East. Many commentators in the region have raised questions about the motivation behind the crime.
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.