The Fourth Afghan War is about to escalate
Ever since their migration from Iraq and Syria, Isis has become Washington’s target-of-choice in Afghanistan. And the Taliban – believe it or not – are America’s new best friend
The flawed history of sectarianism in the Middle East
The exodus of Christians from the Middle East is real and tragic. So are attempts by the Saudis to reheat divisions between Sunnis and Shia. Are we right to view the region as a place of sectarian strife, asks Robert Fisk. Or is religious coexistence in the Arab world much stronger than antagonism and violence?
The West is silent over Morsi, the ‘great hope’ of Arab democracy
The lack of comment from our heads of state is positive encouragement to every Middle Eastern leader who now knows their own misdeeds will go unpunished
Morsi's death marks the demise of Egyptian democracy too
To me, when you die in a dictator's prison – even if you are not Egypt's only elected president – then you are, in some sense, murdered