The Wall

by John Feffer Geopolitics, like thermodynamics, has its laws of conservation. If a wall comes down in one place, you can bet that it will go up somewhere else.

Federalism and Regionalism in the Middle East, Not Territorial Disintegration

by Shireen Hunter Since the United States’ invasion of Iraq in 2003, which exacerbated Iraq’s ethnic and sectarian divisions and the manipulation of these divisions by regional and international actors, centrifugal tendencies in Iraq have become quite strong. For example,… Continue Reading  

Can the Middle Eastern Humpty Dumpty Be Put Back Together Again?

by Graham E. Fuller As mayhem and anarchy spread like a contagion across the Middle East, can the Middle East, like Humpty Dumpty, be put back together again?