Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Syrian President Assad invokes logic to deflect accusations of chemical-weapons use.
A U.S. military attack on Syria will not be to protect civilians—it will mean taking sides once again in a bloody, complicated civil war.
Looks like the U.S. is once again reverting to its foreign-policy default position: bombing.
Turmoil in Iraq and Syria, along with political developments in Turkey, has created unprecedented opportunity for the Middle East's long-suffering Kurds.
Is it possible to export the liberal arts to places that restrict civil liberties?
Though it’s not certain Syrian President Assad was responsible for what looks like chemical-weapons attacks, his behavior seldom fails to disturb.
Egypt is a study in contrasts with a fundamentally peaceful people ruled by a military junta.
Syria President Assad seems intent on doing everything he can to alienate his allies and make us sympathetic to his often brutal opposition.
The vast majority of Egyptians killed since the coup have been unarmed protesters struck down with American-made weapons by soldiers transported in American-made vehicles provided by the American taxpayer.
If Tunisia’s ruling Ennahda party survives its current power struggle, it will be thanks to the Obama administration, not fellow Islamists.