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That’s Turkey for You

The juggling balls of Turkish punditry soar into the air from the first pages of The Assassin from Apricot City: …

Learning from Past Mistakes

Jason Pack has assembled articles by both new and well-known experts on Libya to produce a book of consistently high …

Memories of Spring

In assembling Writing Revolution, journalist Matthew Cassel and the Heinrich Boll Foundation’s Layla Al-Zubaidi embarked on the ambitious task of …

Remembering Cairo

There is a story from the Mubarak era about a Cairo shopkeeper who had a portrait of each of Gamal …

Out of the Ashes

Syria was the first modern Arab state to come into existence and the first Arab republic to elect its president, …

Explaining Iraq’s Agony

Few scholars have had a better view of the catastrophic car crash that is modern Iraq than the British academic …