Foreign Policy

Muqtada al-Sadr’s Power Grab Muqtada al-Sadr’s Power Grab

The bad boy of Iraqi politics is going back to school. al-Sadr's plan to become an ayatollah has enormous implications for Iraqis and the United States.

Dec 21, 2007 / Feature / Mohamad Bazzi

GWOT: Thailand GWOT: Thailand

Fear of terrorism has enabled Thailand's military dictatorship.

Dec 13, 2007 / Feature / Noy Thrupkaew

GWOT: Pakistan GWOT: Pakistan

As the Taliban gains strength, a nascent democracy in Pakistan withers.

Dec 13, 2007 / Feature / Shahan Mufti

GWOT: The Philippines GWOT: The Philippines

Since 9/11 the Philippines have seen an explosion of political killings.

Dec 13, 2007 / Feature / Luis H. Francia

GWOT: El Salvador GWOT: El Salvador

A new anti-terrorism law gives El Salvador carte blanche to stifle dissent.

Dec 13, 2007 / Feature / Wes Enzinna

GWOT: Egypt GWOT: Egypt

America's "war on terror" has strengthened Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's stranglehold on civil liberties.

Dec 13, 2007 / Feature / Negar Azimi

Forum: What GWOT Has Wrought Forum: What GWOT Has Wrought

George W. Bush's "global war against terror" unleashed a wave of repression felt around the globe. Reports from Egypt, El Salvador, the Philippines, Thailand and Pakistan.

Dec 13, 2007 / Feature / The Editors

Post-Annapolis Pitfalls Post-Annapolis Pitfalls

Washington must abandon the fantasy that an Israeli-Palestinian agreement can be reached in the face of deep divisions between Fatah and Hamas, the United States and Israel have f...

Dec 13, 2007 / Editorial / Henry Siegman

Iran’s Nukes Fade Away Iran’s Nukes Fade Away

The revised National Intelligence Estimate on Iran's nukes makes a military strike less likely and opens the door to real diplomacy.

Dec 6, 2007 / Editorial / The Editors

Mexico Floods, America Shrugs Mexico Floods, America Shrugs

Massive floods cause widespread devastation; while other nations rush in with aid, Mexico's closest neighbor has barely responded.

Nov 28, 2007 / Feature / Florencia Soto Nino-Martinez