Regions / Middle East & North Africa
What’s needed in Syria is not military intervention, but a global peace offensive.
The United States held nuclear energy out to Iran and then pulled it away.
Hint: it’s not just the Israel lobby.
The shift from a permanent war footing to permanent diplomacy has significant promise for prosperity as well as peace.
Gareth Porter reveals how Western intelligence believed the procurements of an Iranian university were proof of nuclear-weapons research.
Sunni Hamas and Shiite Hezbollah have apparently agreed to disagree on Syria while maintaining a strategic partnership against Israel.
Many Israelis view almost any call for a boycott of Israel as a manifestation of a new type of virulent anti-Semitism.
The Gulf Cooperation Council needs to work together on a game plan for negotiating with Iran.
Algeria descended into civil war when its military suppressed the country's democratically popular Islamists. Could the same happen in Egypt?
When the losing party in an election resorts to extra-legal measures, democracy is threatened and secession may follow.