Regions / Middle East & North Africa
A look at how the fall of the British empire and the rise of the U.S. Israel lobby sowed the seeds of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
For one thing, the brutality of ISIS may be its downfall.
While Israel uses soccer to bolster its international image, it has violently oppressed the Palestinian national soccer team.
Beset by infighting among militias and rampant arms trafficking, Libya in 2014 is a cautionary tale about the long-term consequences of military intervention.
As Post-Mubarak Egypt continues its turbulent transition, the United States has been sidelined by Egypt's generals.
Seymour Hersh was called everything from a propagandist to a fascist, all by one critic — who’s not even a hard-right wingnut.
The failure of John Kerry's Israeli-Palestinian peace talks showed just how extreme U.S. policy on the conflict has become.
We are not passive objects of the surveillance state. We are active subjects of our own YouTube channels.
Just listen to its foreign minister, Javad Zarif, as profiled in the New Yorker.
Iraq's latest elections were relatively free and fair, but they won't do much to resolve the country's stark sectarian divides.