Risk Assessment: Qatar Diplomatic Crisis

No, the Qatar Diplomatic Crisis is not going to break the Sunni Arab alliance against Iran nor will it harm U.S. interests in the region long-term. Brandon J. Weichert explains why.

Bangladesh at a Crossroads: Modernity or Medievalism?

Following the Islamic State’s savage Dhaka Cafe Attack this last week, I provide a detailed background of Bangladesh, its history, its cultural inclinations, its politics, and where I think the country is headed. Needless to say, like so much of the Muslim world, demographics are working against the pro-Western, secular government.