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Algeria’s Cloudy Future

It looks like Algeria might be going through a transitional period. President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was flown to hospital in Paris …

Last of the Immortals

The two most populous Arab states after Egypt, Algeria and Iraq have been without a president: Algeria for a few …

EU Romance Rekindled

The translucent white marble stairs and cream gilt and stucco ceilings of the ceremonial hall of Ankara’s new presidential palace …

Breaking the Drum

Referring to the generals who deposed him twice, former Turkish Prime Minister Süleyman Demirel once said that the trouble with …

Morsi’s Not for Turning

Somebody needs to defuse the crisis in Egypt, or the country is heading for an explosion. Yesterday tens of thousands …

What Next for Obama?

He won—but he won ugly. The same US president who first captured the White House in poetry and governed in …