Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Even Dennis Rodman could have done a better job of facilitating Palestinian-Israeli negotiations than the Americans.
So far, the United States has given Iran the space it needs to reach a nuclear agreement with the international community. But hardliners on both sides are waiting in the wings.
Vladimir Putin has a point: the United States seems to have discovered international law only recently.
Donald Rumsfeld was less afraid of what intelligence revealed than what it didn’t ― that is, almost everything.
Syria's civil war has divided the Palestinian resistance and complicated its patchwork of international alliances.
Amid floundering peace talks, Jewish artists, historians, and activists are taking an increasingly critical look at Israel's founding and history.
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu needs to understand that unconditionally releasing the final group of Palestine prisoners would put the ball back in the court of the Palestinian Authority.
Robert Gates may have been the antidote to Donald Rumsfeld and written an honest memoir, but he was also integral to stoking the fire of U.S. hostility toward Iran.
New books by Ari Shavit and Ilan Pappe offer competing but valuable reexaminations of Israel's history and the future of peace in the Middle East.
Can the Arab League Summit in Kuwait override regional alliances and create unity?