Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Major media outlets once again sit on a big story at an administration's request.
The Senate must pass the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, an international agreement that affirms principles of human rights and equality for women everywhere.
Missile defense cuts off the nose to spite the face.
Hagel's hearing demonstrated quite dramatically how Israel dominates the foreign-policy agenda on Capitol Hill.
U.S. President Barack Obama's optimism about restarting the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians has been met with scepticism from many seasoned Middle East experts.
Two years after the Lara Logan assault, women continue to be attacked at protests in Tahrir Square.
Non-nuclear weapons states forget that the nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty exists at their pleasure.
The Algerian hostage crisis was both a human and political fiasco and its regional implications are still evolving.
Amidst the Middle East's ongoing conflicts and turmoil, the Kurds of northern Iraq may come out on top with an independent state.
British objections to how Algeria handled its hostage situation and a recent visit by one of its boy bands to Ghana highlight U.S. and European condescension towards Africa.