Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Why did Saudi Arabia spurn the seat on the UN Security Council it finally won?
Hardliners in Washington, including prominent congressional Democrats, are hard at work attempting to scuttle a nuclear deal between the United States and Iran.
Events since the ouster of Mohamed Morsi have been ominous for democracy and for Egypt.
Hawkish U.S. Congress members and a new regional alliance between Israel and Saudi Arabia threaten upcoming talks between Iran and the P5+1.
Believe it or not, Western relations with Syria and Iran may actually be on track to diplomatic resolutions.
The Iraq War and Afghanistan Wars might be better characterized as massive police actions rather than as wars.
Syria’s chemical weapons = Israel’s nuclear weapons.
The awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) challenges the illegal and ineffective U.S. policy of going to war against alleged chemical-weapons-possessing countries.
The U.S. government should transfer Abu Anas al-Libi to the United States for a civilian trial in federal court.
From sanctions to Snowden to drones.