Most recent article by: Guido Steinberg

Bahrain's king Hamed bin Isa Al Khalifa (l.) and his son prince Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa (photo: dapd)

Political Crisis in Bahrain

Reformers on the Defensive

Two years after the outbreak of the unsuccessful revolution in Bahrain and the Saudi Arabian-led intervention in the Gulf state, protests are continuing unabated. There is no end to the conflict in sight, while Saudi Arabia is setting strict boundaries to the Bahraini King Hamad's reform programme. By Guido SteinbergMore

Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri in Afghanistan, 2001 (photo: dpa)

Al Qaeda Ten Years after 9/11

Hydra of Global Terror

Although it may seem that Al Qaeda has been largely unsuccessful in its political projects, after 2001 the effects of terrorism and counter-terrorism have become issues that will occupy the USA and Europe for a long time to come. An analysis by Guido SteinbergMore