Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Religious tensions, remnants of the police state, and a broken-down neoliberal economic model imperil Tunisia’s otherwise impressive democratic transition.
For the Islamic State, making the trains run on time doesn’t quite cover a multitude of sins.
A former Syrian Kurdish MP is hunger striking in Washington for action in Kobane.
Four Months into Iraq War 3.0, the cracks are showing -- on the battlefield and at the Pentagon.
The Islamic State is like a Pleasure Island for gangbangers and psychos.
An anonymous U.S. official caused a dustup when he called the Israeli prime minister "chickenshit." Others might have said worse.
Unfortunately, a lot more than battlefield requirements goes into the design of war planes.
For the Islamic State to preside over a caliphate takes money — lots of it.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced one of the most provocative settlements yet.
Reese Erlich's new book on Syria combines on-the-ground reporting with an encyclopedic background in the region’s history.