Regions / Middle East & North Africa
If we continue to think about the Islamic State as a force to be fought on the battlefield, its second year will be worse than its first.
The building destroyed in a 2007 Israeli raid most likely wasn’t a nascent nuclear weapons program begun by Syrian President Assad.
Not only is bombing Iran’s nuclear facilities fruitless, but invading and occupying it are completely out of the question.
While Israelis water their lawns and swim in Olympic-sized pools, Palestinians a few kilometers away are literally dying of thirst.
In the past, the Islamic State’s uber-violent videos may have been part of a recruiting scheme, but their purpose has become more focused.
There are more refugees adrift in the world today than ever before. If they formed a country, it would be the 24th most populous on the planet.
Legislation to fast track new trade pacts specifically targets supporters of the BDS movement against the Israeli occupation.
Recent research reveals that retribution is a natural consequence of a moral code, but the Islamic State is breaking all the rules.
Hardliners in the Iran parliament have pushed through a bill reminiscent of Republicans’ reflexive opposition to President Obama.
The G7 says they want to wean the world off climate-changing fuels. But not till 2100.