Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Democracy might not be for everyone, but, like Americans, the Middle East just wants to be free.
A powerful new solo show on the Israel-Palestine conflict presents the sounds of one man wrestling.
The administration needs to face its inability to achieve regime change in Syria and the destruction of the Islamic State.
The United States should rethink its ties to a country that engages in mass executions and disastrous military campaigns.
Saudi Arabia is acting panicked by Iran’s rise.
Our wildly inflated fear of terrorism is a self-fulfilling prophecy.
The efforts of the U.S. and Iraq to extract the Islamic State have left Ramadi uninhabitable.
One goal of Saudi Arabia’s recent mass executions, including a prominent Shiite cleric, was to goad Iran into over-reacting.
Just like bin Laden and Al Qaeda, the Islamic State views attacks on it as a means to win recruit more fighters and suicide bombers.
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