Regions / Middle East & North Africa
President Obama should not bow to the Beltway voices urging him to keep U.S. troops longer in Iraq.
Are we really leaving Iraq at the end of 2011?
By supporting the establishment of U.S. consulates in the Kurdish region, Congress is meddling in Iraqi affairs.
What if Ariel Sharon awoke from his vegetative state?
Is the quest for Israel-Palestine peace not only impossible but obsolete?
Let us know what you think.
Beijing is rapidly expanding its influence in the Middle East. Will Washington do anything more than watch?
The recent and highly unusual public launch of a "conference committee" of both houses of Congress to hash out differences in long-pending legislation to impose unilateral sanctions on Iran marks a new stage in the escalating debate over what to do about Tehran's nuclear programme.
People are starting to wonder: Why should Israel get special treatment?
The club of the richest countries in the world is about to invite Israel to join. But does it really meet the political requirements?