Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Believe it or not, Western relations with Syria and Iran may actually be on track to diplomatic resolutions.
The Iraq War and Afghanistan Wars might be better characterized as massive police actions rather than as wars.
Syria’s chemical weapons = Israel’s nuclear weapons.
The awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) challenges the illegal and ineffective U.S. policy of going to war against alleged chemical-weapons-possessing countries.
The U.S. government should transfer Abu Anas al-Libi to the United States for a civilian trial in federal court.
From sanctions to Snowden to drones.
In fact, Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu seems to fear a peaceable solution to the stalemate over Iran’s alleged work on a nuclear-weapons program.
It's time to relegate the bankrupt counterinsurgency doctrine into the “dustbin of history.”
Barack Obama--the man who was about to wage war in Syria, however reluctantly--must now fall from his high horse and become a man of peace.
The emerging U.S.-Iran modus vivendi over Syria could be the beginning of the end for three decades of mutual hostility and estrangement.