The Biden administration should leave it to the Saudis and Israelis to normalize their relations in their own time.
Bobby GhoshBloomberg Opinion Editor
Until President Recep Tayyip Erdogan explicitly abjures his absurd economic ideas, any appointments he makes should be regarded as window dressing.
If Turkey’s president wins reelection, the US should brace for five more years of acrimony
South Africa’s president is desperate to distract attention from economic and political troubles at home as well as his foreign-policy failures.
The strong performance of the president and his party seems set to overcome the steepest political challenge he has thus far faced.
When the US and its allies allow military rulers to put off a transition to civilian rule, they sow the seeds for instability and conflict.
The attempt to bring Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad in from the cold will exacerbate the region’s existing crises and create new ones.
If the West wants to help the continent and regain influence, its nations need to head Yevgeny Prigozhin’s hired guns off at the pass.
Even if Erdogan loses, his successor will not effect major foreign policy turnarounds.
It would be easier to cheer the Middle East’s new diplomatic activism if so many of the problems it hopes to solve didn’t start out as “own goals.”
Reza Pahlavi’s visit to Israel will boost the Iranian regime’s attempts to portray the protesters as tools of foreign powers and the discredited Pahlavi monarchy.
The huge strides the country made under its previous civilian-led government are a reminder that the rule of a military cabal should end once and for all.
Rampant food inflation is inflicting deep pain in the Middle East’s most populous country, where about half of its 104 million people live near or below the poverty line.
The crown prince’s first foreign policy foray is ending in abject failure.
Opposition candidate Kemal Kilicdaroglu could use some of the leadership skills of another historic figure to keep his ambitious allies onside.
The UN is going forward with an operation to prevent a disastrous oil spill from a rusting tanker in the Red Sea.
The restaurant chain Din Tai Fung’s founder created a global phenomenon, one serving of “xiao long bao” at a time.
Protests against Netanyahu’s attempt to neuter the judiciary are laudable, but not enough.
In much of the Global South, the Chinese leader is seen as a peacemaker while many Western leaders are regarded as warmongers.
Regulators will take their cues from governments that prize the promotion of national champions above the protection of a liberal global system.