Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Obama is more than willing to stand up against the Islamic State. Too bad he wasn't willing to stand up to his hawkish critics.
The Obama administration’s war plans in Iraq and Syria are illegal, ill-conceived, and destined to fail. Here's what the U.S.—and you—can do instead.
Is instability in the Arab world irreversible?
Migrant domestic workers from Bangladesh enjoy little protection from their government, but they’re not alone.
America is now fighting the Iraq War for the third time, somehow madly expecting different results, while guaranteeing only failure.
The IAEA’s technical arm is deferring to its political arm on the “possible military dimensions” to Iran’s nuclear energy program.
President Obama’s decision to bomb Syria stands in stark violation of international law, the UN Charter, and the requirements of the U.S. Constitution.
It's not just about oil: To support the world's burgeoning billions in a warming climate, the human race needs to drastically rethink its approach to agriculture.
Iran is the linchpin of security in the Middle East.
Many Americans have reached the point that they can no longer conceive of a legitimate war unless it’s on our own soil.