China’s worldwide investment project is a push for more economic and political power

Inspired by the ancient Silk Road, China is investing in a massive set of international development projects that are raising concerns about how the country is expanding its power around the world.

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Adonis on The Complete Failure of the Arab Spring

The following conversation is from Violence and Islam: Conversations with Houria Abdelouahed. Houria Abdelouahed: Adonis, how do we explain the failure of the Arab Spring?

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Turkey military coup: Turkey in facts and figures

Turkey’s army launched a coup attempt on Friday in a country that has seen three full military coups since 1960. Here are some key facts on the strategically important Muslim-majority nation which is battling threats on two main fronts, against Islamic State group jihadists and Kurdish militants.

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