Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Ahmad Jaabari negotiated the ceasefire that had mostly held over much of the last year.
If the General Assembly approves Palestine's application for non-member status, Israel's isolation from the international community would only grow.
Growing international awareness of the Israeli occupation has heralded a shift among the U.S. Jewish community away from Israel.
To begin with, the United States should drop the demand for regime change in Syria.
Lebanon's billionaire former prime minister is making hay about Hezbollah, but Saad Hariri is doing his own share of sectarian agitation.
Obama can stem the decline of U.S. influence in the Middle East, but only if he gives the people of the region a reason to want it.
U.S. foreign policy and a weakened CIA may have sown the seeds for disaster.
Between Romney and Obama, there's one issue that really matters: Iran.
Set to be a regional leader just two years ago, Turkey is now beset by problems with neighbors and other regional powers. What happened?
Romney's handling of the Benghazi episode capitalizes on a foundational myth of U.S. politics: that the world is America's to lose.