Regions / Middle East & North Africa
By attacking rebels less extreme than the Islamic State, the U.S. almost seems to be doing Syria’s bidding.
Both leading parties in Tunisia, Ennahda and Nidaa Tounes, are committed to neoliberalism and structural adjustment.
Five bedrock delusions keep America mired in the Middle East, to everyone's detriment.
The U.S. needs to get a deal done before Republican domination of the House and Senate kicks in.
The developed world has pledged $9.5 billion to help fight climate change. But it's going to take hundreds of billions more.
With bated breath, we await the November 24 deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran.
The U.S. has switched its intransigence toward Iran from enrichment capacity to sanctions.
2015 could yet see some significant developments—at least on issues where the White House and GOP are aligned.
Religious tensions, remnants of the police state, and a broken-down neoliberal economic model imperil Tunisia’s otherwise impressive democratic transition.
For the Islamic State, making the trains run on time doesn’t quite cover a multitude of sins.