Regions / Middle East & North Africa
He's better than his predecessor, but whether he's adding to an already gargantuan Pentagon budget or sending more troops to Afghanistan, Obama has maintained some disturbing continuities with Bush-era policies.
A new framework for negotiations must take into account the positions of both Polisario and Morocco.
Poets send their messages to the president, and keep them short.
The gulf between the rhetoric of withdrawal and the reality on the ground grows wider each day the occupation continues.
Even in the midst of war and international isolation, the capital of Sudan is booming.
How skill at devising and executing foreign policy could lay the foundation for a mature and mutually beneficial relationship between the United States and Iran.
The United States and Libya are on the verge of having a normal relationship.
The recently passed omnibus budget bill contained numerous provisions pertaining to the Middle East that may undercut Obama's authority to overhaul U.S. policy toward the region.
Chas Freeman was on his way to head up the National Intelligence Council until the right-wing attacks began.
Waltz with Bashir might not change Israeli politics, but it is a powerful antiwar movie nonetheless.