Regions / Middle East & North Africa
What does it mean for international relations when the most powerful country in the world becomes a pariah state?
Even some critiques of Donald Trump's Muslim ban contain unfortunate stereotypes.
Trump wants Iraq's oil, and he's not interested in sharing.
Already Trump is super-charging U.S. militarism, gutting diplomacy, and punishing the victims of wars Washington started.
The collateral damage of the Iraq War continues -- for Iraqis and Americans alike.
When it came to race, climate, or diplomacy, Obama was like a visitor from the future. On trade and intervention, however, he was often stuck in the past.
In the first major foreign policy vote of the new Congress, most Democrats sided with Donald Trump — and against international law — on Israeli settlements.
The recent UN vote on Israeli settlements lessens the power imbalance between Israelis and Palestinians.
For all its shortcomings, Obama’s seemingly improvised Syria strategy has taken advantage of unexpected opportunities. This could be the latest.
David Friedman’s approach to the issue of peace is clear enough: Whatever Israel’s right-wing government wants, the United States should give.