Regions / Middle East & North Africa
"Argo" is more tone-deaf to the Middle East than "Zero Dark Thirty."
Despite a massive effort by "pro-Israel" neoconservatives to derail his nomination, the Senate has voted to confirm Chuck Hagel as the next secretary of defense.
Yousaf Butt lays waste to the magnetic-ring-sign-of-Iran-nuclear-expansion theory.
Appealing to jingoism is certainly easier than prompting national introspection, but is priming an audience for blood what we call art today?
In the void left by the government's utter lack of action, citizens are stepping forward to protect women at demonstrations.
Israel showed bad faith in rearresting a man exchanged for Gilad Shalit -- and worse faith by holding him in administrative detention.
The United States military is its own worst enemy, "witch" burning, healthcare overseas, and other assorted errata.
While Washington publicly advocates for open dialogue and reform between Bahrain's regime and the opposition, its policy has so far avoided exerting any real pressure on the kingdom to achieve these ends.
While the official narrative of the Obama administration is sceptical of arming militant groups in Syria, divisions within the administration leave the door open for any number of policies toward the country.
The assassination of a progressive Tunisian leader is the culmination of a full-blown socio-economic and cultural crisis that has been brewing in the country for the past two years.