What's missing from a new history of the Bush administration's catastrophic war decision
This week's podcast features two new books on the evolution of Saudi Arabia's place in the global and regional order
Two new studies of journal publication trends shed more light on what is and isn't getting published, and why it matters.
What makes new democracies durable, or not; and Tunisia's horrifying racist turn

February 2023

A short, incisive and deeply informed look inside the shattered remains of Egypt's Islamists.
David Patel's fascinating inquiry into how Iraqis rebuilt order after the US invasion and the collapse of Saddam's state
A statement by members of the APSA's MENA Politics Section
Learn more about a rising scholar of the Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt, and more
Sarah Parkinson's brilliant new book shows what really holds insurgencies together

January 2023

One of our favorite features returns from the holidays!
A short new book offers a clear and compelling explanation for MENA developmental failures
Abu Aardvark's on a road trip, but check out the fascinating new Arab Opinion Index!