Baghdad’s motorized rickshaws are a symbol of the larger crisis Iraq faces as it fails to give its youths a viable future.
The United States, Russia, and Iran have chosen markedly different approaches to security assistance in the Middle East, with dramatic implications for statebuilding and stability.
Emmy-winning journalist Kim Ghattas discusses her new book with David Ignatius
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As the news of the killing of Qassem Suleimani sunk in, the differences between how it was covered in the West and the reaction in the wider Arab world became clear.
There are two dominant narratives in operation in the wider international media when it comes to Qassem Soleimani.
Soleimani was respected and feared, seen as either the evil mastermind behind policies of death and destruction or the genius architect of Iran’s expansionist policies.
Spot analysis from Carnegie scholars on events relating to the Middle East and North Africa.
President Trump’s approach to Iran is muddled by a number of cross-cutting factors which make any policy move on Iran unpredictable.
The U.S. military said the airstrikes were in retaliation for last week's killing of an American contractor in a rocket attack on an Iraqi military base that it had blamed on the militia.