Regions / Middle East & North Africa
As Iran comes under increasing pressure from the international community to end its nuclear program, the possibility that the government of Iran will agree to a compromise has grown considerably, as the regime prioritizes survival above all else.
Is diplomacy dead in Syria, or have we only just begun to negotiate?
The Assad administration seeks to double-down on Kofi Annan's peace proposal by demanding the opposition turn in its weapons.
The success of future nuclear talks between Iran and the West will depend in part on whether the West is able to treat Iran as an equal in word as well as in deed.
Has the Free Syrian Army stolen the revolution?
Does Ayatollah Khameini or doesn't he condone nuclear weapons?
As it criticizes Russia for its military support of Syria, the Obama administration should reexamine its relationship with Bahrain.
Israeli acts of aggression continue to enjoy broad bipartisan support in Congress, even from so-called "progressive heroes."
Fordow, Iran's nuclear-enrichment facility, figures to be a sticking point in negotiations.
Libya's militias obstruct the National Transitional Council's attempts to establish a secure state.