Tag Archive: Middle East

Midterm Mashup: The ISIS Ripple Effect


There are less than two months to go before the  midterm elections, the deteriorating situation in the Middle East is posing a problem for Democrat and Republican candidates alike. When the president announced… Continue reading

Waiting For The Next President


Saleh El Machnouk is a Mason Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a rising star in Lebanese politics. A former teacher, activist, and political commentator, Machnouk was one of the earliest… Continue reading

5 Things to Know About ISIS


Is there a difference between ISIS and ISIL? ISIS is to ISIL as Prince is to “The Artist Formerly Known as Prince.” Translated from Arabic, ISIS stands for The Islamic State of Iraq… Continue reading