Regions / Middle East & North Africa
How the CIA, bad trade deals, and wanton military intervention caused the social crises that gave us the Donald. (Really.)
By raising sectarian temperatures throughout the Middle East, the Saudis risk escalating the unaffordable proxy wars they’ve already bogged themselves down in.
2015 had more than its share of bad news. But it also saw groundbreaking victories on climate, marriage equality, the drug war, and diplomacy.
That is, if concern for the fate of fellow tyrants like Syrian President Assad makes him a sensitive guy.
According to Amnesty International, bombing by Russia results in killing 16 civilians for every one Islamic State fighter.
How the Pentagon is using the "ISIS crisis" to expand its footprint in the Horn of Africa.
Islamic State leaders evade airstrikes through mingling with citizens and never letting the grass grow under them.
The progressive movement must grapple with Trump and terrorism simultaneously.
There's a bipartisan effort to justify the killing of civilians in the "war on terrorism."
The future could hold many surprises from the Islamic State.