Regions / Middle East & North Africa
The Islamic State’s atrocities provide cover for the almost equally brutal Jabhat al-Nusra to operate.
Whether due to personal conviction or pressure from Congress, President Obama is committing U.S. forces to defeating the Islamic State.
Without concrete, enforceable emissions targets and transition financing, the Paris climate talks will only deepen our climate crisis.
There's no grand, exciting solution to the war in Syria. It's going to take an endless parade of meetings where people sit and talk. And talk. And talk.
The U.S. military has built an extensive archipelago of African outposts, transforming the continent into a laboratory for a new kind of war.
A post-Paris “Clash of Civilizations”? It’s the Islamic State’s Dream, and Marco Rubio agrees.
As leaked documents obtained by the Intercept reveal, the drone war is likely creating more terrorists than it's killing.
So far, UN climate change conferences have sidestepped the real business of keeping fossil fuels in the ground.
By staging terror acts, the Islamic State invites retaliation against the state — and Caliphate — it’s taking great pains to create.
Meanwhile, the Islamic State poked big bear Russia with predictable results.