Kandell talks about Iraq under British control, the political history under the four-decade-long involvement, and the resentment that still remains.
In the wake of September 11, 2001, Stanley Hoffmann explores the factors that have led to various strands of anti-Americanism around the globe. He also suggests ways of addressing legitimate grievances against the contemporary world's sole superpower.
With Osama Bin Laden claiming his fight is in the name of Islam, Muslims are objecting to the phrase "Islamic terrorism" and the implications that come with it.
With the invasion of Iraq and the fall of Saddam Hussein, how will the history books be rewritten? Some fear that Iraqi education will go from one sided to "no sided".
The September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States have forced Muslims to take a critical look at themselves. Ziauddin Sardar, a leading Muslim writer, offers some insight into the mind-set of Islamic fanatics.
The article looks at the challenges the United States faces in a post-war Iraq.
Lebanon's political parties have had a unique experience in comparison with political parties in Arab countries. Khazen explores the journey those political parties have taken and what that means for Lebanon.
Ibn Rushd was a scholar ahead of his time, and his works have influenced Western thinkers.
Jerusalem has had a long and complex past. Bernard Wasserstein examines how politics have affected Jerusalem's history.
In a world that is ever changing, the U.S.-Egyptian relationship has remained a relative constant. However, steps can be taken to improve this relationship.
This article discusses Turkey's Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, his rise to power, and the problems he has encountered now that he is there.
Are universities and other institutes of higher education in Saudi Arabia too focused on Islamic content?