Regions / Middle East & North Africa
The U.S. has switched its intransigence toward Iran from enrichment capacity to sanctions.
2015 could yet see some significant developments—at least on issues where the White House and GOP are aligned.
Religious tensions, remnants of the police state, and a broken-down neoliberal economic model imperil Tunisia’s otherwise impressive democratic transition.
For the Islamic State, making the trains run on time doesn’t quite cover a multitude of sins.
A former Syrian Kurdish MP is hunger striking in Washington for action in Kobane.
Four Months into Iraq War 3.0, the cracks are showing -- on the battlefield and at the Pentagon.
The Islamic State is like a Pleasure Island for gangbangers and psychos.
An anonymous U.S. official caused a dustup when he called the Israeli prime minister "chickenshit." Others might have said worse.
Unfortunately, a lot more than battlefield requirements goes into the design of war planes.
For the Islamic State to preside over a caliphate takes money — lots of it.