Tehran Is Winning the War for Control of the Middle East. And there’s no indication that, despite Mohammed bin Salman’s bold moves, Saudi Arabia stands a chance of turning the tide (Foreign Policy - Paywall).
Myanmar's Crisis, Bangladesh's Burden: Among the Rohingya Refugees Waiting for a Miracle. When Bangladesh’s borders yielded to the mass of desperate people pouring in from Myanmar in late August, no one predicted the scale of the crisis to come. In the weeks that followed, almost the entire Rohingya population — estimated at 1.1 million inside Myanmar — sought sanctuary as homes and villages went up in flames (TIME).
The Unresignation of Saad al-Hariri. Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri has returned home and withdrawn his resignation, ending a nearly three-week national emergency (Slate).
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