Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Battlefield, or "tactical," nuclear weapons may be more of a threat than the larger "strategic" warheads.
Democratic leaders have put the Israeli right wing ahead of both human rights and the party's own membership.
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's demand that a "clear red line" be set on Iran is ironic in light of Israel's policy of strategic ambiguity toward its own nuclear weapons.
It becomes more and more difficult to pretend that Israel doesn't have a nuclear-weapons program and that Iran does.
Although the prospects for an independent state in Syrian Kurdistan remain dim, unprecedented Kurdish autonomy will likely result from the conflict
An attack on Iran would put International Atomic Energy inspectors at risk.
A new resolution casts such a wide net over anti-Semitism that it includes legitimate opposition to Israeli policies.
Unconditional U.S. support gave the Israelis the confidence that they could literally get away with murder, even if it involved a U.S. citizen.
A review of Gregory Johnsen's "The Last Refuge: al-Qaeda and America's War in Yemen."
A remarkable documentary offers a rare look at the women's side of the mosque.