Middle East

Fantastical elements of the ‘cyberattack’ on Iran do nothing but delay the inevitable: a bomb is still coming — just not quite yet

The strength of Jordan’s Hashemite monarchy is a precious thing — and one which only gets its due in rare moments of turmoil

Recent developments in Yemen’s civil war show that the Iranian-backed Houthis are clearly considered the winning side

Syria’s war has licensed this century’s worst growth in violent depravity – and it shows no sign of ending soon

The Integrated Review: goodbye Middle East; hello South China Sea; but still Russia first

Despite the histrionics of domestic American opinion, a single rocket attack in Syria does not indicate that Biden’s foreign policy is likely to be more aggressive

And does Lokman Slim’s murder indicate a change in Hezbollah’s deployment of violence?

Syria’s drug problem undermines the rule of law, empowers militia leaders, and shifts money away from a legitimate economy

Despite dying suddenly and younger than many of his contemporaries, Robert Fisk undoubtedly outlived his era

Remembering the veteran Middle East correspondent Robert Fisk