Efraim Karsh, Arafat's Grand Strategy
Mr. Palestine has kept his eye on the prize: all Palestine

Barry Rubin, After Arafat
He'll leave a one-man legacy, and no clear successor

Patrick Clawson, Iraq for the Iraqis: How and When
The faster the transition, the more chaotic its aftermath

Alexander H. Joffe, Museum Madness in Baghdad
Western archaeologists became Saddam's tools, and duped us all

Ilan Berman, How to Tame Tehran
Until the mullahs go, here's a U.S. strategy to thwart them

Daniel Pipes, Stealth Islamist: Khaled Abou El Fadl
The Islamic law professor poses as a champion of moderation. He isn't one

Jonathan Dowd-Gailey, Islamism's Campus Club: The Muslim Students' Association
Any resemblance to a real student organization is coincidental


U.S. Department of State, Sponsoring Terrorism
Excavations in the annual terrorism report


David Pryce-Jones, The Chatham House Version, Yet Again
Elie Kedourie's classic is back in print. Praise and tribute


Brief Reviews
Sudanese slavery ... Kurdistan ... France and Islam ... Gülen movement


Instant Arabic
Intensive Arabic in Cairo? You learn more on weekends