Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Here is one artist's attempt to reconstruct what the Iraq War destroyed.
When the president wants to fulfill a constitutional duty — like nominating a Supreme Court justice — Congress is up in arms. When he launches a blatantly unconstitutional war, it shrugs.
Responding to Islamic extremism with violence is reminiscent of the sorcerer’s apprentice in Fantasia creating more brooms by whacking them with an axe.
The Islamic State and Al Qaeda could combine and form an entity more dangerous than the sum of its parts.
Beware The Certainty Seekers!
Believe it or not, the Bush administration’s Paul Wolfowitz showed even more concern about Palestine than Hillary Clinton.
With terrorism, just like anything else, nature abhors a vacuum.
Those in the West who call on Muslims to condemn those who commit terrorist attacks in the name of Islam don’t seem to be aware that is already being done.
Can the UN secretary-general's ill-advised trip to North Africa nevertheless pave the way to a settlement of the dispute over Western Sahara?
In the U.S. Muslims tend to be middle-class; in Europe, the urban poor.