Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Robert Gates may have been the antidote to Donald Rumsfeld and written an honest memoir, but he was also integral to stoking the fire of U.S. hostility toward Iran.
New books by Ari Shavit and Ilan Pappe offer competing but valuable reexaminations of Israel's history and the future of peace in the Middle East.
Can the Arab League Summit in Kuwait override regional alliances and create unity?
Neoconservatives are only pro-woman when it comes in handy for attacking Islamist extremists and American progressives.
Though handed down by a local court, the verdict reflects poorly on Egypt’s interim government.
Afterward, Israel Defense Minister Moshe "Bogie" Ya'alon retracted his stinger, but left the U.S.-Israel relationship further poisoned.
There are still significant challenges to reaching a permanent deal on Iran’s nuclear enrichment program, but there's plenty of room to compromise.
Jordanians protest both Israeli soldiers shooting Amman magistrate court judge Ra’ed Zu’eiter and King Abdullah’s lack of a response.
In a society in upheaval, just who are "the People"?
The human race and our planet need a new water ethic.