The decision by the Trump administration to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign terrorist organization marks another dangerous step in the relentless campaign Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Advisor John Bolton are waging to provoke a U.S.-Iranian military conflict and topple the regime in Tehran.
U.S. partners forced by proximity to rub elbows with the IRGC might worry that unavoidable contacts could make them subject to U.S. sanctions.
While this wave of teachers’ protests may not bring about a fundamental political transformation, it points to the grave and persistent nature of Morocco’s governance challenges.
The United States cannot solve all of Libya’s manifold problems, but the next several weeks offer a crucial window, and decisive American diplomacy could make all the difference.
Bouteflika's resignation is a victory for the Algerian people but hard work is yet to come.
Hurras al-Din is watching what happens to the Islamic State in the hope of recruiting its members on the run.
The political and socio-economic devastation left by the regime in Algeria will pose an immense challenge on the country.
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By toppling the Justice and Development party in Ankara and Istanbul in Turkey’s local elections, the opposition has shown that Erdogan’s ruling party is not an invincible force.
Algerians are unlikely to accept Abdel Kader Ben Salah as Acting President for a transitional government.