Europe's populist parties are deeply flawed, but their nativist outlook will become increasingly mainstream
For Daniel Pipes's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
How did a spectacular battlefield victory translate into problems that still torment Israel today?
Jordan has muddled through many crises and may do so again, but the current dangers pose an extraordinary challenge.
The greatest question facing Europe is who, Establishment or populace, will steer the continent's future.
The world should stop focusing on Europe and instead turn to those Arab countries capable, with relative ease, to take in, house and employ their desperate brethren fleeing Syria.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's personal ambitions are causing Turkey incessant, avoidable problems.
Egypt has always been defined by the Nile, but today its reliance on the river could be its undoing.
The United Arab Emirates offer a path ahead based on globalization and compromise, which the region badly needs.