Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Even as governments set climate targets, they're working hard to expand the extractive global economy with measures that could deepen the climate crisis.
As long as false borders continue to exist in the region, the Middle East will not progress.
"Back in my youth, we imagined that lumbering dinosaurs like Russia and China and the European Union would endure regardless of the global convulsions taking place around them."
America’s leading Sunni ally is proving how easily hubris, delusion, and old-fashioned ineptitude can trump even bottomless wealth.
Giving President Obama his due on foreign policy for using the constructive conflict approach.
Thousands of Eritreans are marooned in this desolate corner of the Horn of Africa.
The UN has the power to bring peace to Syria — and greatly enhance its reputation to solve the seemingly intractable problems of sovereign states.
After the recent Ankara bombing, a reporter on the Turkish resistance becomes a member.
The only sensible solution to the Syrian crisis is a quantum one in which Bashar al-Assad is simultaneously there and not there.
As with Saudi Arabia, the U.S. has long kept bad company: the Shah of Iran, Pinochet, the Greek Colonels, the contras.