Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Pressure from human rights organizations to victims of the 9/11 attacks are helping erode the bond between these old political allies. But will the results of this election season squander our chance at change?
The next U.S. president will have an unprecedented opportunity to put some distance between Washington and Riyadh.
When states dream, is Syria their nightmare?
There's a movement afoot in Congress to stop U.S. military support for the Saudi war in Yemen.
Tunisia remains a beacon of hope in the region, but it needs money to build up its political institutions not its military.
Fossil fuels provided a one-time-only quantum leap in growth. Coming up with a new economic model should be on everyone's bucket list.
The Obama administration's strategy includes arming the opposition forces just enough to keep them fighting Assad, but not enough for them to overthrow the government.
The U.S. responded to a barbaric attack that killed 3,000 U.S. civilians with an ongoing barbaric air campaign of their own that's since produced “towers” of dead civilians in the Greater Middle East and Africa.
Problems with Turkey, Eastern Europe, and Donald Trump could tear the rickety alliance apart at the seams.
Shifting alignments in the aftermath of the failed coup could bring peace to Yemen and Syria—but only if regional leaders can agree on some rules.