Turkey's Slide into Authoritarianism

by Burak Bekdil

On the evening of July 15, 2016, the inhabitants of Ankara and Istanbul left their dinner tables in panic and rushed to their windows and balconies. What they saw was shocking and surreal, if not apocalyptic: tanks closing the Bosphorus bridge in

"Celebrating" Orientalism

by Richard Landes

Whether one views the impact of Edward Said (1935-2003) on academia as a brilliant triumph or a catastrophic tragedy, few can question the astonishing scope and penetration of his magnum opus, Orientalism.[1] In one generation, a radical transformation

Israeli Defense in the Age of Cyber War

by Gil Baram

Technology has long occupied a prominent place in Israel's approach to national security.

Saudi Arabia's Flawed "Vision 2030"

by Hilal Khashan

Vision 2030 is bound to fail for four reasons.