Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Clinton’s foreign policy is more polite than the "make the sands glow" atavism of the GOP. But in the end, it’s death and destruction in a different packaging.
City by city, state by state, the Middle East is being laid to waste — and then we’re bombing the rubble.
While ISIS makes war on the world's vast majority of "moderate Muslims," hardliners in the West pretend they don't exist.
Future generations of Islamic extremists may surpass the Islamic State in brutality.
Clinton supporters want Democratic voters to forgive their candidate's support for the most disastrous foreign policy decision in decades. They shouldn't.
Trump's signature slogan on how to deal with ISIS is delusional.
The spread of Salafism, thanks to Saudi Arabia, sows the seeds of sympathy for Islamic extremism.
A region at war, a rash of terrorist attacks, and the worst refugee crisis since World War II: These are the legacies of America’s quarter-century-and-counting war in Iraq.
How did the U.S. boats and personnel detained by Iran in the Persian Gulf wind up 50 miles off their route?
Thirty-six years into the U.S. base build-up in the Greater Middle East, military force has failed as a strategy for controlling the region, no less defeating terrorist organizations.