Regions / Middle East & North Africa
"American Sniper" is well acted, slickly produced, and occasionally gripping. It's also war propaganda.
The Islamic State’s initial attempts at governing have been disrupted by Western airstrikes.
Congressional hawks are putting on a show in Washington, and they've invited the Israeli prime minister to guest star. Who else might fit the bill?
Just like the Islamist State, Saudi Arabia flogs and prescribes hanging and stoning to death.
Ideological affinity makes it difficult for Saudi Arabia to distance itself from the Islamic State.
Just how involved is Iran in the fight against the Islamic State?
The U.S. government couldn’t resist the temptation to conflate U.S.-Palestinian charities with terrorist organizations.
What the humble Neanderthal can teach us about war, peace, climate, and getting along.
The fate of one Shi’ite cleric hangs over the Gulf like a sword of Damocles.
The U.S. government continues to turn a blind eye to the medieval forms of torture meted out by its Saudi allies.