Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Supposed "security improvements" in Iraq cited by the Bush administration may have more to do with the depth of ethnic cleansing than any positive developments.
Hardliners triumphed in the recent Iranian elections. But the way out of the nuclear impasse remains the same: negotiations.
The candidates' positions on Iran are not just about war and peace.
While Gitmo gets most of the ink, the U.S. base on Diego Garcia quietly prepares for a role in staging a possible attack on Iran.
Last August, the U.S. military mistakenly sent six nuclear-armed missiles on a cross-country tour of the United States. For 36 hours, no one knew where the nuclear weapons were. OOPS!
Senators Clinton, McCain, Obama have something to say about the UN, nuclear proliferation and other global cooperation issues. Really.
Five years after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, observes columnist Zia Mian, the costs of war stagger the imagination.
U.S. veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan occupations who testified at the Winter Soldier hearings intend to forge ahead with their efforts to end the Iraq War by revealing its reality.
On March 17, Hillary Clinton gave a speech at George Washington University outlining her plans to de-escalate U.S. military involvement in Iraq. Stephen Zunes annotates her statements.
America's oil addiction has gotten it into all sorts of trouble around the world.