Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Little has been done to address the economic crisis in Tunisia other than to accept foreign loans with their usual austerity strings attached.
The pieces for a political deal to end the Syrian civil war are coming together — if Ankara will let them.
The latest climate talks were an exercise in futility and delay. But that doesn't mean activists should give up.
China appears to be aiding Iraq its fight against the Islamic State.
A few Americans are held hostage by al-Qaeda. The rest of us are held hostage by the U.S. overreliance on military force.
The French vote to recognize Palistine as a state came on the heels of similar moves by the U.K., Irish, and Spanish legislatures.
Hezbollah has squandered any credibility as revolutionaries it had left by supporting the Assad regime in Syria.
Instead of ranking countries by their "business friendliness," the World Bank should rank corporations according to their social responsibility.
New sanction legislation against Iran would alienate Europe, Russia, and China.
By attacking rebels less extreme than the Islamic State, the U.S. almost seems to be doing Syria’s bidding.