Regions / Middle East & North Africa
For President Mahmoud Abbas, the vote was a last-ditch attempt to boost his increasingly diminished relevance.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi may have inadvertently provided his critics with a temporary unifying device.
While well-intentioned, "Argo" falls into the common Hollywood trap of making Muslims into a monolithic Green Menace.
Tunisians protested against massive youth unemployment and low wages.
Soon after the 2006 war with Lebanon, it became clear that Israel's Achilles heel was the fear that demoralized its population.
The military disparity between Israel and Gaza is but the most violent among many.
War semantics are not just semantics.
It's one thing to intercept a Hamas rocket, another to shoot down an inter-continental ballistic missile.
Steadfast diplomatic and military U.S. support helped enable Israeli violations of international humanitarian law in Gaza.
Either the Israelis and Palestinians will move towards peace or towards more war -- there is no in-between.