The country's treatment of the US student shows its growing unpredictability.
A reply to my critics.
Six million people live in Lebanon. Today, one in every four of them is a Syrian refugee.
A sweet Christmas tradition - or a toy that trains children in the logic of the police state?
Peeing is a feminist issue. It's also a human one.
More must - and can - be done to prevent families being torn apart.
“If it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck, it’s a duck,” a diplomat told me in Kabul. “Isil are here.”
What matters more than any seminar room debate about what Le Pen, Trump and Orban should be called is this: they're litmus tests that the West is failing.
At one point someone put an arm around me and said, “This man is clearly an expat-in-waiting.” I take that as a compliment.
Few would claim that climate change is the only cause of conflicts in Syria or elsewhere, but it’s widely considered to be a "threat multiplier".
A succession of tragedies on the world’s highest mountain has caused tensions between western climbers, their local guides, and the Nepalese government.
The Zombie PM