Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani promised greater media freedom. So, why are so many journalists in prison and the overall rights situation deteriorating?
The U.S. and its allies have funded a host of Syrian opposition councils that are more interested in seeking Western aid than serving the Syrian people.
After the war in Iraq, is it feasible to invoke the Responsibility to Protect doctrine to protect civilians from ISIS?
The United Nations Human Rights Council announced a commission of inquiry into alleged Israeli war crimes in Gaza.
Four myths American exceptionalists peddle about the U.S. president and America's role in the world.
In a flagrant violation of international law, Israel's assault on Gaza has killed hundreds of civilians and devastated civilian infrastructure.
The effectiveness of missile defense can scarcely be inferred from the “sound and light show” that is Iron Dome.
Obama has few good options in Iraq, but the worst choice would be emulating George W. Bush.
Towards a ceasefire, negotiated settlement, and end to the Israeli Occupation.
Iraq's dire refugee crisis is posing a humanitarian and political challenge to the Obama administration.