Rise of the Militiamen

Fury in the Philippines

Palestinian protester during clashes with Israeli troops in West Bank, Kofr Qadom, Feb. 10, 2017. Mohamad Torokman/Reuters

Ripples of the 1967 War

Jewish settlement near West Bank city of Ramallah, Givat Zeev, February 7, 2017. Ammar Awad/Reuters

Myths of the Six-Day War

Leaders pose for group photo at Arab League summit, Dead Sea, Jordan, March 29, 2017. Raad Adayleh/ Associated Press

Winds of Change

Tunisians rallying for Nidaa Tounes party, Tunis, Dec. 21, 2014. Anis Mili/Reuters

Inside Tunisia’s Power Struggle

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Presidential Palace, Ankara, Oct. 26, 2016. Yasin Bulbul/ Anadolu Agency

Turkey’s Authoritarian Legacy

Modi at the Parliament House, New Delhi, Jan. 31, 2017. Adnan Abidi/Reuters

Modi’s Bold New World

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen aboard the FGS Bonn in the Aegean Sea, April 20, 2016. John MacDougall/Reuters

Holding the Center

LGBTQ groups and allies protest outside Trump Tower, New York, July 18, 2016. Pacific Press/Alamy

The New Battle Over LGBTQ

Demonstration on International Women’s Day, Cairo, March 8, 2013. Romain Beurrier/Wostok Press/Newscom

Women of Egypt

A couple strolls through a market, Cairo, Dec. 15, 2012. Khaled Abdullah/ Reuters

Story of an Egyptian Man

Protest against abduction of Yazidi women and girls by Islamic State group, Brussels, Sept. 8, 2014. Dursun Aydemir/ Anadolu Agency

Acts of Annihilation

Scale model of proposed new Egyptian capital is displayed for investors, Sharm El- Sheikh, March 28, 2015. Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Egypt, Rebranded

Donald Trump speaks in Ladd-Peebles Stadium during “Thank You” tour, Mobile, Dec. 17, 2016. Dan Anderson/ZUMA Wire

The Year of Living Dangerously

Aftermath of Syrian airstrikes, Aleppo, Dec. 4, 2016. Ibrahim Ebu Leys/Anadolu Images

Picking Up the Middle East Pieces

U.S. Navy ships steaming in formation during a drill in the South China Sea, Oct. 13, 2016. Will Gaskill/United States Navy

Uncharted Waters

The Meaning of Trump