Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Presidents tend to ignore the constitutional requirement for Congress to formally declare war in advance of deploying American military forces.
Potential diplomatic breakthroughs in Syria and Iran are apparently unnerving Israel's right-wing leadership.
Rouhani has set the stage for a negotiated resolution over Iran’s nuclear program, which is becoming more viable than ever before.
So that / Politicians can be tattooed / With dark blotches / On their foreheads / Of religiosity...
Imprisoned in Iran as a CIA spy, Amir Hekmati refuses to be ransomed.
Russia’s resistance to refer Syria to the ICC runs counter to President Putin’s current campaign to be seen as the good guy focused on diplomatic solutions.
“Least horrible” may be a better way of putting it.
The framing of the Obama administration’s arguments has been contradictory and even bizarre.
Barack Obama's approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, according to Josh Reubner, resembles hammering a square peg into a round hole.
The 1989 Taif Accord that marked the beginning of the end of the Lebanese Civil War can serve as a model for a resolution to the Syrian conflict.