Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Just how involved is Iran in the fight against the Islamic State?
The U.S. government couldn’t resist the temptation to conflate U.S.-Palestinian charities with terrorist organizations.
What the humble Neanderthal can teach us about war, peace, climate, and getting along.
The fate of one Shi’ite cleric hangs over the Gulf like a sword of Damocles.
The U.S. government continues to turn a blind eye to the medieval forms of torture meted out by its Saudi allies.
The United States blocked the latest UN resolution to achieve peace between Israel and Palestine for the most disingenuous of reasons.
Four years later, it's clear that the Arab Spring didn’t stop U.S. support for friendly despots.
Islamic opposition to Islamist extremist violence may be more pronounced in European countries than in Middle-Eastern countries.
Despite resistance on the parts of both countries, détente between Iran and the United States is preordained.
After the Paris massacre, European governments should resist narratives of civilizational conflict and push for a ceasefire in the Syrian war.