Newt Gingrich, Defeat of Terror, Not Roadmap Diplomacy, Will Bring Peace
Palestinian-Israeli peace depends on zero-tolerance toward terrorism


Ron Schleifer, Winning the Propaganda War in Iraq
Psychological operations are essential to defeat the insurgency

Gal Luft, Bringing Iraq's Economy Back Online
How to keep Iraq's oil pumping to get reconstruction back on track

William Harris, Bashar al-Assad's Lebanon Gamble
Can the Syrian regime survive Lebanese independence?

Samuel J. Spector, Washington and Cairo-Near the Breaking Point?
Egypt remains rooted in the past; American policy looks forward

Lorenzo Vidino, How Chechnya Became a Breeding Ground for Terror
Islamists transform a nationalist struggle into international jihad

Salim Mansur, Muslims, Democracy, and the American Experience
Muslims' notions of the United States undercut the drive for democracy


Neila C. Hachicha, "Tunisia's Election Was Undemocratic at All Levels."
A Tunisian politician explains obstacles to democracy in her homeland


Lost in Translation
The FBI reformed its linguistic service after 9-11, but it still has a way to go


Brief Reviews
Iraqi Turkmen ... Iraqi Kurds ... Najd vs. Hijaz ... Tehran 1979 ... Tariq Ramadan


Suzanne Gershowitz, Dissident Watch: Ayman Nour
An Egyptian government crackdown spotlights a new opposition leader