Regions / Middle East & North Africa
The Obama administration's policy toward Iraq largely continues the policies of the Bush years.
The president devoted only 10 percent of his speech to foreign policy.
Much attention has recently been focused on the poverty-stricken country of Yemen.
The United States punished Yemen 20 years ago by cutting off aid. Today, the United States is punishing Yemen by sending aid.
A short review of Iran’s 31-year-old revolution is in order.
The United States could be creating a failed state where there wasn't one before.
The latest attempt to highlight the crisis in Gaza captured some media attention. But a failure to balance principle with pragmatism meant that the Gaza Freedom March did not achieve its full potential.
Seven stories of 2009 that deserved more attention than they received.
Washington is hoping for a united front against Iran’s nuclear ambitions. But China and Russia have ambitions of their own.
What needs rewriting is not the Geneva Conventions but Israel’s abusive and illegal war strategy.