Articles tagged with middle-east

trump iran boston review
Masoud Movahed

Donald Trump's “maximum pressure” strategy is doomed to fail, especially as tensions rise between Iran and the United States.

ADL Boston Review
Emmaia Gelman

Under the guise of fighting hate speech, the ADL has a long history of wielding its moral authority to attack Arabs, blacks, and queers.

28192212288_bae2f5b277_o
Jeremy Pressman

For a two-state solution to succeed, Israeli Jews must first forswear their righteous narrative of moral superiority.

6961997081_983c93dde3_o
Aslı U. Bâli Aziz Rana

With Assad preparing a major offensive on the last rebel stronghold, the United States must offer a path forward. 

14489256282_d5af41fafa_o
M. Hakan Yavuz

In a bid to consolidate power, Erdoğan is reshaping Turkish politics in the image of the Ottoman past.

helsinki
Aslı U. Bâli Aziz Rana

As the Trump–Putin summit made clear, U.S. policy in Syria has always been about grand strategy—never about what would actually help the people on the ground.

15202983539_5a69d603c8_o
Umar Farooq

Kurds—the largest stateless ethnic group in the world—can be found on all sides of an increasingly complex conflict that stretches across Turkey, Syria, Iraq, and Iran.

Hurd-slide
Elizabeth Shakman Hurd

Democratic forces persist amid brutal regime violence and sectarian conflict.

Bacevich_feature
Andrew J. Bacevich Stephen Kinzer

The United States will lose the war for control of the Middle East.

Zunes-Syria-ceasefire-slide
Stephen Zunes

Negotiations may ease the humanitarian crisis—while strengthening Assad.