Regions / Middle East & North Africa
With his preference for diplomacy over militarism, we must neither be naïve about Barack Obama's limitations nor cynical about his potential.
Bhutto's assassination seems all too familiar, given the large number of murdered third-world leaders, while the possible repercussions of her death may come as a surprise.
Despite his recent visit to the region, President Bushs policy is still undermining Israeli-Palestinian peace.
On both Iraq and climate change, John McCain supports the Bush status quo.
Barack Obama on the Middle East: Is it wise to hope that as president, Obama would be more progressive than he is letting on?
Our future president will do well in remembering Richard Nixon's approach to international politics, which, while often callous, was focused on clear end-goals for our nation.
There's no question that the Congressman's personal history is both courageous and noble but most peace and justice activists have found Lantos as a very inconsistent human rights advocate.
The fear factor prevents an easy solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict. What are Israeli Jews afraid of?
The organized challenge against the 2007 NIE on Iran this month included an Iranian exile group which for years has cried wolf about Iran.
Car bombings, sectarian violence and attacks on U.S. troops are down. But does the reduced violence have anything to do with the "surge"?