Steven A. Cook

From the Potomac to the Euphrates

Cook examines developments in the Middle East and their resonance in Washington.

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Weekend Reading: Public Health in The Middle East

by Steven A. Cook
March 7, 2014

Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin , the new spiritual leader of Dawoodi Bohra Muslims visits the Imam Ali shrine, in Najaf, 160km (100 miles) south of Baghdad, March 1, 2014 (Ahmad Mousa/Courtesy Reuters).


Ali Younes asks, Is Egypt going mad?

The MERS virus may be more widespread than was originally thought.

The UN is planning a new vaccination program against polio in the Middle East following the resurgence of the disease in Syria.

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