Regions / Middle East & North Africa
The war in Lebanon was only the latest mirage to transfix the Middle East. To avoid catastrophe, the United States must dispense with the illusions that helped propel that war.
How about kicking UN peacekeeping up a notch? A rapid response unit is needed now more than ever.
All sides have claimed victory in the Lebanon conflict. They're all wrong.
Talking Points for the Time-Crunched
When it comes to oil, the U.S. is bypassing democracy in Iraq.
A shaky ceasefire is in place in Lebanon. Will ambiguities doom the agreement?
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.