Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Some international NGOs promote universal norms and values while others advance the interests of governments. Is it possible to create space for one kind without the other?
The Yemen war is a variation on an old theme, where despotic regimes in the Middle East call on the United States to do their dirty work.
It is not between fundamentalist Muslims and Western governments.
Weapons are pouring out of Africa's most oil-rich country while extremist fighters tumble in.
For those who view international relations as a quest for equity between nations, the U.S. and the West bullied Iran into a nuclear deal.
President Obama’s deal with Iran gives hope for international cooperation on future crises.
What the Iran deal means for Tehran's nuclear program — and for the future of the Middle East.
Negotiators in Switzerland just won a huge victory for diplomacy over war. Now we've got to protect it.
Rare are the moments when enormously complex situations lend themselves to unambiguous yes-or-no answers. This is one of them.
The Saudi intervention in Yemen perpetuates the lawlessness of the so-called "War on Terror."