Regions / Middle East & North Africa
What the humble Neanderthal can teach us about war, peace, climate, and getting along.
The fate of one Shi’ite cleric hangs over the Gulf like a sword of Damocles.
The U.S. government continues to turn a blind eye to the medieval forms of torture meted out by its Saudi allies.
The United States blocked the latest UN resolution to achieve peace between Israel and Palestine for the most disingenuous of reasons.
Four years later, it's clear that the Arab Spring didn’t stop U.S. support for friendly despots.
Islamic opposition to Islamist extremist violence may be more pronounced in European countries than in Middle-Eastern countries.
Despite resistance on the parts of both countries, détente between Iran and the United States is preordained.
After the Paris massacre, European governments should resist narratives of civilizational conflict and push for a ceasefire in the Syrian war.
For some women in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State offers something no one else has given them before: power.
It’s been said that Islam’s Jesus is what Jesus might have been without St. Paul.