Jan. 6 was a classic example of propaganda by the deed—a revolutionary approach favored by everyone from 19th-century anarchists to Osama bin Laden.
The Egyptian president enjoyed relative impunity during the Trump years. Now, an uptick in repression at home—and criticism from abroad—may end up spelling his downfall.
Efforts at regional reconciliation have done nothing to address the core differences that divide Qatar and Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain.
The big strategic game in Asia isn’t military but economic.
If China is seeking a reset of relations, it has a strange way of showing it.
The Hashemite Kingdom views custodianship of Jerusalem’s holy sites as a core national interest. Rumors that Riyadh is seeking to displace Amman would humiliate and weaken the Jordanian monarchy and endanger regional security.
Capitalism is making decisions that democracy should.
The Russian regime has barely started to tap its vast toolkit for violence and intimidation.
Netanyahu is courting Arab voters in a bid to win the election, curry favor with Biden, save the Abraham Accords, and stay out of prison.
Fighting drags on because it places too little burden on the public and politicians. That has to change.