Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Shooting down Iraqi Army helicopters could result in a wider war against the Islamic State.
The attacks on Tunisia are, in part, blowback from the NATO attack on Libya that brought an end to Gaddafy’s rule.
To hear Saudi leaders tell it, the kingdom is under constant threat from Iran. But graver threats of their own making lurk at home.
80 percent of people in the Arab world's poorest country are in danger of starving to death under a U.S.-backed blockade and bombing campaign.
If we continue to think about the Islamic State as a force to be fought on the battlefield, its second year will be worse than its first.
The building destroyed in a 2007 Israeli raid most likely wasn’t a nascent nuclear weapons program begun by Syrian President Assad.
Not only is bombing Iran’s nuclear facilities fruitless, but invading and occupying it are completely out of the question.
While Israelis water their lawns and swim in Olympic-sized pools, Palestinians a few kilometers away are literally dying of thirst.
In the past, the Islamic State’s uber-violent videos may have been part of a recruiting scheme, but their purpose has become more focused.
There are more refugees adrift in the world today than ever before. If they formed a country, it would be the 24th most populous on the planet.