Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, served five years in a U.S.-run prison camp.
As we contemplate sending weapons to “vetted” Syrian rebels, our recent involvements in the Mideast remind us how risky that is.
From providing relief for trapped Yazidis to supporting a potential new Iraqi unity government.
If the U.S. wants to mediate a long-lasting peace in Israel-Palestine, it must negotiate with Hamas.
U.S. civil society is more critical of Israeli actions in Palestine than ever. When will the U.S. government catch up?
TV pundits and analysts could use a reality check when it comes to Obama's use of military force.
The case parallels the sarin attack in Syria a year ago.
ISIS is intent on forming its own state, but it may turn to international terrorism next.
Is the conflict in South Sudan the opening salvo in the battle for a continent?
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani promised greater media freedom. So, why are so many journalists in prison and the overall rights situation deteriorating?