Regions / Middle East & North Africa
It's a mistake for the U.S. government to ignore religion or promote it zealously. Scott Thomas offers an alternative.
Some suggest we'd be crazy to negotiate with people like Ahmadinejad and Assad. But with the specter of WWW III on the horizon, we'd be crazy not to.
We have to decide, as a nation, whether our need for Middle Eastern oil is more important to our future than our conduct as a moral and ethical people.
The Commission on International Religious Freedom has provided tacit support for a dangerous turn in American foreign policy.
The Iranian president's religiously charged rhetoric is often incoherent and inflammatory, but is he really a threat to the United States?
Israel needs a new Zionism or it will lose all legitimacy, Gershon Baskin argues.
By confusing fiction with fact, rhetoric with reality, the United States is proceeding down a dangerous path.
Iran is on the hot seat these days while the threat from Saudi Arabia is ignored.
In this edition of Annotate This... Stephen Zunes and Erik Leaver analyze Bush's statements and offer an alternative interpretation of the situation on the ground.
America is forcing Iran into a corner, from which it is only likely to emerge armed with a nuclear warhead -- turning what is considered by many a nightmare scenario into a reality.