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Past articles by Anchal:

The Race Is on to Be NATO’S Next Chief

Jens Stoltenberg is set to step down this year, and the jockeying to replace him has already begun. → Read More

What Happened to German Pacifism?

The country’s aversion to war has run up against its own limits. → Read More

Kumar Resigns After Adani Takeover of NDTV India, Citing Free Press Concerns

The country’s richest man has bought its last independent television channel—and made an enemy of its biggest star. → Read More

‘A Pawn in a Cruel Political Game’

Iran is threatening to execute an Iranian Swedish doctor—and human rights activists say the West isn’t doing enough. → Read More

Why Israel Is Afraid of Palestinian Funerals

Shireen Abu Akleh was neither a terrorist nor a dissident. But Israeli authorities treated the journalist’s funeral as a threat to their security. → Read More

Can Lebanon’s Elections Pull the Country Out of an Abyss?

On Sunday, Lebanese go to the polls for the first time since their 2019 uprising. → Read More

Can Saudi Arabia’s Film Industry Take Off?

Big-budget thrillers are now being filmed in the kingdom, but culture clashes could hinder the industry’s success. → Read More

The Islamic State Can't Even Pull off Lone-Wolf Attacks Anymore

But the group is hoping for a resurgence while the West is distracted in Ukraine. → Read More

Is Ukraine’s Endgame a Russian Land Bridge?

That may depend on how much coastal territory Moscow wants—and whether it can hold it. → Read More

Mohammed bin Salman Has Leverage on Biden—and Is Using It

Saudi Arabia’s cooperation on lowering oil prices will come at the cost of the West’s values. → Read More

Ukraine’s Foreign Legion Is Ready for Battle

Thousands of fighters are already flooding into Ukraine from around the world. → Read More

Europeans Are Terrified of Putin’s Nuclear Button

Across Western Europe, people are taking the Russian president’s threats very seriously. → Read More

Rebel-Held Syria Is the New Capital of Global Terrorism

The question of who controls the region around Idlib has become an international problem. → Read More

Water-for-Energy Is Better Than Land-for-Peace

A new deal between Israel and Jordan represents a big step forward from the Abraham Accords. → Read More

Muqtada al-Sadr Is the United States’ Best Hope

The Shiite cleric was once Washington’s bitter enemy in Iraq—and now offers the best chance of securing U.S. interests. → Read More

Sectarian Violence Is Lebanese Elites’ Comfort Zone

Open battle broke out in downtown Beirut this week—and the chances for political justice slipped further away. → Read More

The Taliban’s Sharia Is the Most Brutal of All

The Afghan government is imposing punishments that have no comparison elsewhere in the Islamic world. → Read More

America Isn’t Prepared to Combat the Islamic State in Afghanistan

The jihadi group’s continued rise has left the United States with only bad options. → Read More

Syria's Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and Other Middle Eastern Jihadis Are Copying the Taliban Model

Islamist groups are hoping that a turn to local jihad will win them international legitimacy. → Read More

Quetta is located near the Afghanistan border. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

The Taliban’s takeover in Kabul has all the makings of a Pyrrhic victory. → Read More