Regions / Middle East & North Africa
With a shaky UN-brokered ceasefire in place, Syrians still grapple with the persistent insecurity facing their country's war-weary borders and the growing refugee problem.
The Israeli peace movement is back and more diverse than ever.
The war in Lebanon was only the latest mirage to transfix the Middle East. To avoid catastrophe, the United States must dispense with the illusions that helped propel that war.
How about kicking UN peacekeeping up a notch? A rapid response unit is needed now more than ever.
All sides have claimed victory in the Lebanon conflict. They're all wrong.
Talking Points for the Time-Crunched
When it comes to oil, the U.S. is bypassing democracy in Iraq.
A shaky ceasefire is in place in Lebanon. Will ambiguities doom the agreement?
Iraqi Shia and Sunnis have lived in harmony for centuries, the U.S. changed that.
Crippling Hezbollah was only the first stage in a U.S.-Israeli plan to remake the Middle East.