Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Thousands of Eritreans are marooned in this desolate corner of the Horn of Africa.
The UN has the power to bring peace to Syria — and greatly enhance its reputation to solve the seemingly intractable problems of sovereign states.
After the recent Ankara bombing, a reporter on the Turkish resistance becomes a member.
The only sensible solution to the Syrian crisis is a quantum one in which Bashar al-Assad is simultaneously there and not there.
As with Saudi Arabia, the U.S. has long kept bad company: the Shah of Iran, Pinochet, the Greek Colonels, the contras.
The former secretary of state could shatter the glass ceiling for women, but she'd leave the old boys' military-industrial complex intact.
No, it’s not U.S. reluctance to go all in against Syria that has created a vacuum in its foreign policy for Russia to fill.
Hospital workers in Syria, barely able to keep up with demand, are desperate to reduce the supply. Their plea: stop the killing.
Amid rising violence and a dead-end peace process, could the Palestinian leader actually make good on his threat to pull out of the Oslo Accords?
Syria has become a failed state. Now it's time for the UN to treat it like one.