Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Successive U.S. military interventions upended the very international system the U.S. once pledged to uphold. Now the world faces the twin challenges of ISIS and Trump.
The war on terror was supposed to be about making our country safer. As a Muslim American, I don’t feel safer at all.
These generals couldn't conquer Iraq or Afghanistan. But under Trump, they've conquered Washington.
Here and abroad, Trump's wealthy backers understand that his populist rhetoric is a masquerade.
Trump is committed to finding a way to claim Iran has violated the nuclear accord, regardless of the facts — just as Bush did with Iraq.
The goal is to frighten people from engaging in the completely legal act of living out their values.
A new Israeli law bans travel by anyone who supports a nonviolent boycott for Palestinian rights — including Jews who break with the government's right-wing line.
Like Mikhail Gorbachev, Trump helms a fading empire. But while the former Soviet leader supported democratization in his wake, Trump's sowing the seeds of autocracy all over the globe.
ISIS may be on its way out, but the Iraqi city has a long road ahead.
The Trump administration has shifted from extermination to annihilation in its war against the Islamic State.