Regions / Middle East & North Africa
By trying to isolate Iran, the U.S. risks undermining its own political power.
Because of international treaties signed both by the United States and Iran, Iranians regard research and development toward achieving nuclear energy as an indisputable right.
His rule was a travesty of justice. And so was his demise.
Ike was right 50 years ago in the Suez conflict. Why has the United States forgotten his example?
The initial announcement of Senator Tim Johnson's (D-SD) sudden incapacitation and emergency brain surgery struck political Washington like the proverbial bombshell.
The clock is ticking. The current strategy doesn't seem to be working, but Coach Bush is reluctant to try something new.
The new Congress faces a stark choice: war with Iran or a regional peace deal involving Israel, Palestine, Iraq, and Syria.
A centerpiece of the Iraq Study Group's report is its advocacy for securing foreign companies' long-term access to Iraqi oil fields.
The Iraq Study Group's recommendations focus on transforming the U.S. occupation of Iraq into a long-term, sustainable, off-the-front-page occupation with a lower rate of U.S. casualties.
FPIF columnist Conn Hallinan describes how Iraq, Afghanistan, and Vietnam form a historical axis of political madness and military blunders.