Regions / Middle East & North Africa
The path to a more equal world is steep, but the signposts are clearly marked.
Would it make any sense for those about to die at the hands of the Islamic State to resist?
Over 35,000 Eritrean refugees live in Israel today. Dubbed a "cancer" by right-wing politicians, just four have been granted asylum.
If there’s a way to label the Islamic State as true to Islam without appearing Islamophobic, Graeme Wood may not have found it in his explosive Atlantic article.
Like Islam, Christianity has often been perverted to justify violence.
Even a superpower can’t maintain dominance in every domain and also effectively address big-ticket items like climate change.
Hannah Gais holds that Islam is just a handy tool that militants use to battle oppression.
As the U.S. drone war flares up again in Yemen, a distressingly familiar pattern is playing out.
The Obama administration wants a rubber stamp on its unwise, unlimited, and unauthorized new war in the Middle East. It shouldn't get it.
There's no better time for Sunni and Shia to sit down together and address not just ISIS but the injustice, intolerance, and inequality that birthed it.