Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Talking Points for the Time-Crunched
When it comes to oil, the U.S. is bypassing democracy in Iraq.
A shaky ceasefire is in place in Lebanon. Will ambiguities doom the agreement?
Iraqi Shia and Sunnis have lived in harmony for centuries, the U.S. changed that.
Crippling Hezbollah was only the first stage in a U.S.-Israeli plan to remake the Middle East.
There is good reason to question President George W. Bush's claim he made hours after the August 10th terrorist plot was busted that "this country is safer than it was prior to 9/11."
The Democrats are missing yet another golden opportunity to distance themselves from the Bush foreign policy.
Sounding a similar note, the neocons push for war again.
The crisis is mounting in Iraq, and so are congressional calls for a phased withdrawal. But will the politicians act soon enough?
The Nobel Women's Initiative is trying to reduce the risk of war with Iran.