Libya faces its worst political crisis since the 2011 revolution. Now is the time for greater U.S. engagement to secure Libya’s future and prevent its weakness from inflaming regional conflicts.
Turkey and the United States should promote a regional initiative on Syria that includes Iran if they are to prevent the crisis from further undermining regional stability.
Relations in Asia are deteriorating largely because China’s willingness to act lags behind its capabilities to do so. Beijing should become more active in shaping global issues, not less.
The Muslim Brotherhood’s success in the next stage of the Syrian revolution depends on its ability to address significant challenges on the ground. عربي
Pakistan’s new government has a historic chance to consolidate democracy, but establishing civilian control over foreign and security policy will be at best an incremental process.
The overdue recognition that development in all sectors is an inherently political process is driving international aid providers to try to learn how to think and act politically.