Regions / Middle East & North Africa
In effect, the nuclear ban treaty will put a curse on nuclear weapons.
The U.S.-Cuba deal proved the value of discreet, informal diplomacy. No shortage of other peace processes could begin the same way.
Iraqi civilians will no longer stand for a government that fails to provide security and basic services.
Israel and Saudi Arabia are burying the hatchet. For at least 10 reasons, that's not such a good idea.
U.S. support of Saudi Arabia’s war on Yemen is not only marring President Obama’s legacy but sowing death and destruction.
Supreme Leader Ali Khameini is not so supreme in the eyes of most Iranians.
A new book on conflict resolution provides a history of the subject and a counterfactual history of recent events.
Moody’s Investor Service is mulling a downgrade in Saudi Arabia’s debt rating.
If even Saudi Arabia is ready to move away from its reliance on petroleum, we're indeed entering a new world — one in which the titans of oil production will no longer hold sway over our lives.
Absent much stronger U.S. and European pressure on their Saudi allies, Yemen's latest ceasefire threatens to collapse — which could mean a return to massive civilian bombardments.