Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Israel's attack on Iraq's Osirak nuclear reactor did little to halt Iraq's nuclear-weapons program.
The building replacing the Twin Towers may be vulnerable to a Mumbai-style or Stinger missile attack.
Israel's decision to deploy its version of the U.S. Navy Seals to interdict the Gaza flotilla was -- and is -- a recipe for disaster.
Anti-German sentiment by Afghans peaked when German troops shot Afghan protesters on May 18.
Members of the Bush administration are still trying to justify "enhanced interrogation."
Israel and Iran are playing dangerous games with nuclear weapons by, respectively, denying its program and disavowing its likely intentions.
The proxy struggle between the United States and Iran has spread to Bahrain. But this Cold War ignores the silent understanding the two rivals have forged against a common enemy in Afghanistan.
Because of decades of isolating Syria, the United States can now only watch the events unfold without having any influence on the ground.
The global arms race is booming in the Middle East, and no country has been a bigger buyer in recent years than the United Arab Emirates.
Preferring Occam's Hairball to Occam's Razor, conspiracy theorists draw strength from their deep-seated distrust of government and the mass media.