Latest Middle East Analysis

Understanding Sleeper Cells

American novelist Ernest Hemingway stands with Soviet reporter Ilya Ehrenburg and German writer Gustav Regler during the Spanish Civil War in 1937. (Wikimedia Commons, JFK Presidential Library and Museum)

The Islamic State Continues Long Tradition of Using Foreign Fighters

A video still shows Islamic State fighters with a tank. (Reuters)

Middle Eastern Powers Consider Their Roles Against the Islamic State