Regions / Middle East & North Africa
The Trump administration has shifted from extermination to annihilation in its war against the Islamic State.
Saudi Arabia's puzzling effort to blacklist its tiny neighbor Qatar begs the question of who's really isolated in the Gulf.
Progressive Jewish groups are rising to criticize the Israeli occupation and fight fundamentalism in both Israel and the West.
The United States is repeating with Yemen the same errors it made in Iraq.
From North Korea to Russia to the Middle East, there's no shortage of deal-making needed. But beware the fine print of anything with Trump's insignia.
As a Palestinian, I can't set aside my identity for two hours and root for an actor who spoke up for violence against people like me.
By putting such a sinister face on it, Trump might have finally inspired lawmakers to rein in America’s post-9/11 war machine.
By staying out of the conflicts in the Middle East, the United States can benefit both American citizens and the citizens of those distant lands.
If the war on terror has taught us one thing, it's that harsh laws targeting non-citizens will eventually be extended to citizens, too.
The possibilities for catastrophic miscalculation are skyrocketing in the Middle East, and this administration is proving singularly prone to miscalculation.