Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Defectors are leaking from the Assad regime as if it were a sieve.
Kadima and Likud part ways over the military draft in Israel.
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.