Juan Cole

Juan Cole

Israel

Will the Gulf-Israel rapprochement be derailed by annexation?

Netanyahu's annexation plans could break the anti-Iran alliance Trump helped built between Israel and some Gulf states.

Will the Gulf-Israel rapprochement be derailed by annexation?

US & Canada

Romney poses, as militants burn a US consulate over Islamophobic film

As Mitt Romney misfires on the campaign trail; scholar argues that the events in Benghazi are atypical of the new Libya.

Romney poses, as militants burn a US consulate over Islamophobic film

US & Canada

How neoliberalism created an age of activism

Decades of neoliberal economic policies have concentrated wealth and are now spurring a global backlash.

How neoliberalism created an age of activism

US & Canada

US ignored Tunisian corruption

Diplomatic cables suggest US was aware of deep-rooted corruption among Tunisia's elite.

US ignored Tunisian corruption