Regions / Middle East & North Africa
As they go to the polls, ordinary Iranians understand that one of the most salient facts of life in Iran--the international sanctions regime--will not be on the ballot.
Iraq's Kurds may at last have their own state. But is it the one they wanted?
From nuclear weapons to unicorns.
George Orwell understood that ignoring obvious horrors for expediency's sake is a roadblock to justice.
Jeremy Scahill's 'Dirty Wars' conveys the sinister, unaccountable, and deadly power concentrated in the halls of Washington that now threatens the planet.
Tales of ostensibly noble efforts to avert catastrophic human suffering have sanitized the complicity of U.S. policy.
War with Iran could cost you your job.
Were the Syrian rebels to win, how different would their rule be from Assad's?
The charade of "generous offers" to the Palestinians.
From mission creep to missileers asleep at the wheel.