Systemic corruption is a great destabilizing force in governments around the world.
Corruption acts as a thread tying recent frightening international security crises together.
The Lebanese government—reacting four years too late—should have had a policy on the Syrian crisis from the start of the conflict to ensure the livelihoods of the Syrian refugees and their host communities.
U.S.-led air raids have struck Syrian rebels not linked to the Islamic State, expanding the coalitions raids for the second time to other groups fighting in Syria, including Ahrar al-Sham and the Nusra Front.
Empowering local partners on the ground is going to be a long-term challenge.
What can the EU do to prevent its citizens from leaving for Syria and Iraq to join the Islamic State and becoming a domestic threat once they return to European soil?
Arab states, especially after the Gaza crisis of the summer, are viewing Israel more skeptically when it comes to the peace process.
The U.S.-led air strikes threaten to alienate more moderate groups in Syria.
A growing number of countries are joining the U.S.-led fight against ISIS, one of the world’s most well-funded terrorist groups.
There is consensus amongst the Arab news media, regardless of their country of origin or ideological leaning, that the Islamic State is a terrorist organization.