Regions / Middle East & North Africa
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.
The longer a comprehensive settlement is put off the more difficult it will be to achieve.
The recent war in Gaza was also waged online, but with an important difference: People were talking to each other and sometimes even listening.
Iranian poet Farideh Hassanzadeh-Mostafavi faces down fear of war with a poem that explores the difference between coming to her home as a visitor and coming to her home as a soldier.
Despite some hopeful movement on Middle East issues, the new administration is still lavishing military aid on Israel and, by extension, the U.S. defense industry.
The Obama administration has a new open-hand global policy. Will it work?
The war in Afghanistan is taking its toll on the hearts and minds of civilians and soldiers.
Vice President Joe Biden unveiled the Obama administration's approach to multilateralism at the Munich security conference. Are Europeans buying it?