Empowering local partners on the ground is going to be a long-term challenge.
Hostages have become a key tool of both propaganda and war for the Islamic State. However, the global response is failing to curb this terrorist strategy.
Egypt has witnessed a tidal wave of conservative nationalism since June 30 that cuts across regime discourse on local politics, the economy, and foreign relations.
Empowering Muslim women is the key to degrading and ultimately destroying medieval and reactionary fanaticism.
In the absence of parliament, the Sisi government is laying the foundation for officials to act with sweeping powers—and little accountability.
The rapid rise of the Islamic State means core assumptions driving policy on Syria must be rethought.
At its core, the fighting in Libya is about two centers of power vying for the mantle of legitimacy in a country devoid of any workable institutions.
The latest act of violence in Algeria may be part of a pattern of opportunism for the leader of Jund El Khalifa rather than an indication of Islamic State presence.
The Islamic State is posing an unprecedented type of threat to the West, especially to European states. The European Union must respond by focusing on five key priorities.
National conflicts are no longer purely national. As in Iraq and Syria, each country’s conflicts are linked to dynamics that go beyond the domestic context.