Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Oxford professor Richard Caplan examines the challenges of exiting from state-building operations.
Iraq President Nouri al-Maliki’s attention remains divided.
Israel believes it can bomb Gazans into changing their interests. How long will Obama support this delusion?
Its deterrent effect is lost on the Israel Defense Force.
The New Testament is like the PG-13 version of the life and teachings of the historical Jesus.
A poem for Gaza.
How the Obama administration can make good on its stated preference for diplomacy over war.
Without disarmament our nuclear nightmares may become realities -- but there is still time to avoid disaster.
Iraq's problems are in large part the result of recent disasters--like the U.S. invasion and the Syrian civil war--not ancient grievances.
However vindictive and mule-headed, Prime Minister Maliki doesn’t deserve all the blame for the success of ISIS in Iraq.