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In Depth: Insurgency, Middle East and Lebanon

28 Feb 2012

Non-Interventionist David Rieff is Wrong on Syria

Especially after Libya, non-interventionists like David Rieff must do more than simply recall the failures of the Iraq War when considering Syria.
27 Jun 2012

Assad Delenda Est: The Case for Aiding Syria’s Rebels

if nearly every Sunni Arab in the country votes for them, which can’t possibly ...

2 Jun 2011

Interesting if True

still bad in Egypt despite the peace treaty between the two countries ...

4 Apr 2005

Help Support Democracy in the Middle East

those who live in a beautiful, diverse, and sophisticated country fight ...

19 Feb 2013

Free Syrian Army Threatens Hezbollah in Lebanon

reasons the organization has never tried to conquer the rest of the country ...

12 Mar 2011

What if Qaddafi Wins?

And there are certainly countries where the West has more national interests at stake, ...

13 Sep 2011

The Fracturing of Libya’s Rebels

splintering was inevitable after Qaddafi’s regime fell. No country in the world ...

30 Aug 2012

Syria's War Spills Into Lebanon

but the two countries still function to an extent as a single political unit. ...

23 Jul 2012

Assad Delenda Est

in the country votes for them, which can’t possibly happen. There’s no reason ...

22 Mar 2011

Friends in High Places

Telegraph , worries that Islamic extremists in Britain will use the country ...

3 Aug 2006

Clarification of Bias

There is no alternate universe where I can possibly hope that a democratic country loses ...

14 Jun 2009

An Enemy of the World

country. Understand the mind of a totalitarian. “Probe with a bayonet,” ...

31 Jul 2006

Some Small Encouraging Signs

But that cuts both ways. Hezbollah cannot take over the country unless they summon ...

17 Feb 2008

The Dungeon of Fallujah

place”:http://www.michaeltotten.com/archives/001068.html on my first trip to the country, and “Martin ...

12 Feb 2007

The Fiercest Liberal in Lebanon

solidly pro-American and staunchly anti-Syrian group in the country ...

11 May 2008

Jumblatt’s Men Set Back Iran’s Militia in Lebanon

the rest of the country suggest that Hezbollah’s “rout” is illusory. Tony ...

16 Jun 2006

Weekend Reading

in the Western countries ought to throw themselves into these debates ...