Kai Bird is the director of the Leon Levy Center for Biography and a member of The Nation’s editorial board. His most recent book is The Outlier: The Unfinished Presidency of Jimmy Carter.
Two decades ago, nearly one-sixth of the population was forcibly expelled. How did King Wangchuck escape any real censure?
How did Hosni Mubarak manage to stay in power for three decades?
To break through the impasse in the Middle East, Obama must go to Jerusalem.
Ongoing conflict in the Middle East continually reinforces tribalism, religiosity and messianic Zionism.