Syrian refugees arriving on the island of Kos, Greece

Closing the Gates


Police patrol the predominantly North African neighborhood La Goutte d’Or, Paris

The Paradox of Arab France


French demonstration after the terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine

Je Suis Charlie?


Leaders at the 26th Arab League Summit, Sharm El-Sheikh

A Call for Arab Diplomacy




Rally for presidential candidate Donald Trump aboard the USS Iowa, Los Angeles, Sept. 15, 2015. Mark Peterson/Redux

Understanding Conservatives


Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton poses with U.S. Marines at the American Embassy, Cairo, March 16, 2011. Paul J. Richards/Pool/Reuters

Hillary the Hawk



Latino immigration supporters launch a voter registration campaign, Boulder, Oct. 28, 2015. Evan Semon/Reuters

Viva Latino Voters!


President Barack Obama with leaders of Arab nations at Camp David, Catoctin Mountain Park, Maryland, May 14, 2015. Kevin Dietsch/Pool/Associated Press

Obama’s Tarnished Legacy in the Middle East


Cuban woman poses wearing an American flag dress, Havana, Aug. 4, 2015. Enrique de la Osa/Reuters/Corbis

A Long Road to Havana


Islamic scholar Jamal Al-Din Al-Afghani

Failings of Political Islam



ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi in Mosul, Iraq

A Portrait of Caliph Ibrahim


Egyptian Ultras football fans protest in Cairo

The Problem with Radicalism


Al-Shabab fighters in Mogadishu, Somalia

Turning Somalia Around


Emir Faisal of Mecca and his entourage at Paris Peace Conference

A Century After Sykes-Picot


Customers wait outside a bank in Athens, Greece

Greek Debt, German Hubris