Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Activist Bryan Farrell expected be put in jail for standing up for the rights of prisoners at Guantanamo. What he didn't expect was 30 hours of imprisonment, the realization that this was nothing compared to those in Guantanamo, and the sense of solidarity with the 82 other activists who decided to stand up for human rights.
Refugees returning to Iraq and order returning to the country? Think again.
To contain Iran, the administration is on the verge of upping the arms ante in the Middle East, and the Dems are giving it a pass.
To bring development, reconciliation, and stability to conflict areas, it's better to think local.
The United States thinks it owns the world, says Noam Chomsky, and that explains so much of its foreign policy.
With his preference for diplomacy over militarism, we must neither be naïve about Barack Obama's limitations nor cynical about his potential.
Bhutto's assassination seems all too familiar, given the large number of murdered third-world leaders, while the possible repercussions of her death may come as a surprise.
Despite his recent visit to the region, President Bushs policy is still undermining Israeli-Palestinian peace.
On both Iraq and climate change, John McCain supports the Bush status quo.
Barack Obama on the Middle East: Is it wise to hope that as president, Obama would be more progressive than he is letting on?