Regions / Middle East & North Africa
The U.S. military has built an extensive archipelago of African outposts, transforming the continent into a laboratory for a new kind of war.
A post-Paris “Clash of Civilizations”? It’s the Islamic State’s Dream, and Marco Rubio agrees.
As leaked documents obtained by the Intercept reveal, the drone war is likely creating more terrorists than it's killing.
So far, UN climate change conferences have sidestepped the real business of keeping fossil fuels in the ground.
By staging terror acts, the Islamic State invites retaliation against the state — and Caliphate — it’s taking great pains to create.
Meanwhile, the Islamic State poked big bear Russia with predictable results.
The violence of war often falls hardest on women. So these organizations are empowering refugee women and girls — and men — to know and demand their rights.
America's leading Sunni ally was propagating a violent, sectarian religious ideology long before ISIS came on the scene.
What the psychology of mass murderers — from Charles Manson on up to Bashar al-Assad and ISIS — can teach us about the method behind their madness.
From Paris to Beirut, the Islamic State's latest atrocities are a calculated effort to bring the war in Syria home to the countries participating in it.