Three distinct timelines are shaping developments in the Middle East: The short-term timeline of daily struggles and politics; the medium-term timeline of geopolitical shifts, which is measured in dec
It is one of the ironies of violence and strife that huge numbers of dead and dying don’t count. The world takes it in its stride and the casualties become meaningless as we have just seen in Gaza.
Samuel R. Berger and Stephen J. Hadley were at one time influential honchos in the White House, both as national security advisers, respectively to President Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.
Only luck and real courage at 14 nuclear reactors on Japan’s Pacific coast overcame the technical failures of nuclear power and prevented the nation from being destroyed by radiation.
Europe’s Jews are facing perhaps their worst crisis in living memory. “Europe’s Jews facing backlash.” (Aug. 23)
“Imran Khan’s party quits Parliament.” (Aug. 23) This is ostensibly to put pressure on the government to dissolve Parliament and order fresh elections in the country.
Only fair politics can lead India to stability, Aijaz Zaka Syed very rightly writes in his column, “Modi’s mission begins at home.” (Aug. 22)
If President Barack Obama’s comments on race in the anguished aftermath of the not-guilty verdict in George Zimmerman’s trial gleamed in light, his words on the rage that has thumped Ferguson, Missour
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