Regions / Middle East & North Africa
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.
There is good reason to question President George W. Bush's claim he made hours after the August 10th terrorist plot was busted that "this country is safer than it was prior to 9/11."
The Democrats are missing yet another golden opportunity to distance themselves from the Bush foreign policy.
Sounding a similar note, the neocons push for war again.
The crisis is mounting in Iraq, and so are congressional calls for a phased withdrawal. But will the politicians act soon enough?
The Nobel Women's Initiative is trying to reduce the risk of war with Iran.
The Irish saved civilization. Now it's time for them to help out the Middle East.
The Bush administration wants to punish the Lebanese for supporting Hezbollah. Whos next, Syria or Iran?
The United States supplies most of Israel's weapons, and it bears some responsibility for the escalating violence in Israel and Lebanon. It must now use its influence to call for an immediate cease-fire in the assault that has killed so many innocent civilians.