Ambassador Ronald Neumann, a member of the Middle East Policy Council board of directors, recently participated in a panel discussion on U.S. strategy in Afghanistan with Christopher D. Kolenda and Michele Flournoy at the Center for a New American Security.
In just four weeks, as the press never tires of pointing out, Americans will elect “a new commander-in-chief.” But no one claims that we will elect a president able to govern, even if she or he commands our uniquely powerful military establishment. There is almost no rea
In the wake of massive demonstrations in 2010 that led to the so-called Arab Spring, scholars from a variety of disciplines have sought to explain the phenomenon of authoritarianism in the Middle East.
Eugene Rogan's The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East; 1914-1920 is a brilliant book that combines the academic rigor one expects from a serious work of history and a fluid writing style that makes it an enjoyable read.
American readers of this book might wonder what the initials "QC" stand for, but what does not count for much in the United States counts for a lot in Britain, where the title of Queen's Counsel is conferred on those who have risen to the top of the legal profession. Mr.
This weekend will be the 100th anniversary of what most historians consider the twentieth century’s first genocide. Turkey objects to the use of the term ‘genocide’ in the case of the disappearance and killing of over one million Armenians in 1915 and the issue continues to remai