Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Libya's first democratic election went comparatively smoothly. But it's what comes next that poses the greater challenge.
States acquire WMD both for national security and to ensure that the ruling regime survives.
This article discusses Middle Eastern attitudes toward democracy and the role that the United States and others play in helping or hindering democratization in the Muslim world.
Returning from war without psychological trauma is not necessarily good for veterans.
Dresden and drones are a false equivalency.
His image isn't bolstered by the latest rash of defections, but President Assad cares little about Western perceptions.
In a sense, we are already at war with Iran.
Negotiating with the various factions in Syria would infuse Turkey with national pride and international prestige.
The PA has total control over neither its own funds nor its security forces.
Drone operators aren't seeing their targets in real time.