Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Our top pieces from 2013 touch on nearly corner of the world.
Although Hezbollah looks increasingly likely to weather Syria's civil war, blowback from hardline Sunnis at home may prove a longer-term challenge.
The U.S. is acting in bad faith by levying more sanctions on Iran after it agreed to suspend its uranium enrichment.
The Obama’s administration’s policy on Western Sahara constitutes nothing less than a rejection of fundamental principles of international law.
A Syrian national who fought in Bosnia and now languishes in an immigration detention center reflects on the Bosnian war, his predicament, and the civil war in Syria.
Each year Conn Hallinan looks aghast at news stories and newsmakers that beggar belief.
With or without nuclear weapons, Iran and its allies are the chief impediments to Israeli hegemony in the Middle East.
Integrating women into environmental decision-making is critical to addressing the issues arising from climate change.
Faced with the failure of conventional lobbying, the climate protection movement is now turning to mass civil disobedience—but we can take it further still.
Where the old institutions have failed, insurgent global citizens must now defend the climate directly and preserve the public trust for generations to come.