Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Nothing recruits terrorists like corrupt security forces committing human rights abuses with impunity.
Will the landmark UN climate deal mark a turning point in the fight against climate change? The devil's in the details.
Immigrants have built the United States -- and that includes Syrians.
Despite everything, hawks are still pushing President Obama to send ground troops to Syria. He would be wise to reject their advice.
Powerful forces are maneuvering to torpedo any Syrian peace process that could leave room for Bashar al-Assad.
Housing demolitions create an environment of constant anxiety for Palestinians in the West Bank and Jerusalem, increasing the likelihood of violent retaliation.
The Islamic State’s atrocities provide cover for the almost equally brutal Jabhat al-Nusra to operate.
Whether due to personal conviction or pressure from Congress, President Obama is committing U.S. forces to defeating the Islamic State.
Without concrete, enforceable emissions targets and transition financing, the Paris climate talks will only deepen our climate crisis.
There's no grand, exciting solution to the war in Syria. It's going to take an endless parade of meetings where people sit and talk. And talk. And talk.