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Gary Kleiman

Although regional leaders at consecutive economic and foreign policy summits in Vietnam and the Philippines, joined by US President Trump for the first time, seemingly basked in warm personal relations, concrete...

Yassin al-Haj Saleh

In mid-October, the Syrian Democratic Forces, a US-backed, predominantly Kurdish militia with ties to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Turkey, “liberated” my home town, Raqqa, from Islamic State (ISIS) fighters. Arabs,...

Ishac Diwan

Most efforts to comprehend the dynamics of Saudi Arabia’s ongoing political earthquake have focused on the psychology of the young crown prince, Mohammad bin Salman. But there are also structural reasons...