Hamas wants Israel to end its seven-year blockade of the Gaza Strip. Netanyahu’s goal is harder to define. It’s become all about destroying the ‘terror tunnels.’
Meriam Ibrahim’s high-profile flight from Sudan is an extreme case, but others have fled religious radicalization too.
What the 13,000-year-old graves of Jebel Sahaba are telling us is that civilization was not the problem—and perhaps also that we are not doomed to perpetual war.
US intelligence agencies are completely out of control, writes Gwynne Dyer.
How many dead Palestinians will satisfy both Netanyahu’s need to look tough and Hamas’s need to rebuild popular support?
There is room for a deal between Beijing and Hong Kong, if everybody stays calm.
Just over a month after the army overthrew the PM and took control, where are the expected mass anti-coup rallies?
Maybe not, but only actual allies can count on the United States showing up now when it’s needed.