Aug 8, 2014
I predict that the Islamic State, confronted with hostility both from neighbors and its subject population, will not last long.
Jul 11, 2014
Politicians start wars optimistic about their prospects of gaining from combat, Geoffrey Blainey notes in his masterly study, titled The Causes of War; otherwise, they would avoid fighting.
Jun 12, 2014
Can Islamists transit not just from terrorism to politics but also progress from dictatorship to democracy?