The World This Week: A Terrible Tragedy Afflicts Aleppo

December 18, 2016

Aleppo marks a new low in the Middle East’s own version of the Thirty Years’ War where geopolitical rivalries are worsening horrific sectarian strife. In the September 25 edition of The World This Week, this author analyzed the reasons for the Syrian Civil War and called it a never-ending...

Trump’s Middle East: Back to the Future

December 16, 2016

Trump’s clearest indication yet of his policy approach toward the Middle East and North Africa was tucked into a recent thank-you speech in Cincinnati. In a little-noticed thank you speech in Cincinnati, a stop on his tour of battleground states that secured his electoral victory,...

How to Deal With the Trump Administration

November 17, 2016

Closing our eyes to Donald Trump will not make him go away. John Feffer explains. In my senior year of college, my Russian teacher pulled me aside. He told me that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was recruiting on campus. I should consider applying for a job. It was 1986. Mikhail...