Regions / Middle East & North Africa
For the Islamic State to preside over a caliphate takes money — lots of it.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced one of the most provocative settlements yet.
Reese Erlich's new book on Syria combines on-the-ground reporting with an encyclopedic background in the region’s history.
The Islamic State’s calls for retaliation against Western attacks are apparently being heeded.
The Supreme Leader oversaw plenty of state-sponsored violence, but viewed nuclear weapons as forbidden by Islam.
Will the Islamic State attempt to procure nuclear material as Al Qaeda once did?
During and after Israel's war on Gaza, bipartisan congressional majorities have worked to undermine war crimes investigations by the United Nations and human rights groups.
Hillary Clinton and her hawkish Democratic allies are already running hard to the right of Obama.
As more European governments line up to recognize a Palestinian state, Israel (and the U.S.) look more isolated than ever.
The Islamic State may use beheading as a tool to recruit fighters.