Regions / Middle East & North Africa
With diplomacy getting short shrift, Western containment of a nuclear Iran may be the only alternative to war in an increasingly militaristic climate.
The majority won by the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt's parliamentary elections presents its ruling junta with challenges.
Calling for states to disarm to prevent nuclear proliferation may be as tough a sell as asking them to spend during an economic crisis instead of cutting spending.
A zero on the home front's Richter Scale.
Negotiating with Iran requires talking to it on many levels.
This was the first time Israel had ever postponed a joint military exercise; it generated a seismic moment in relations between the U.S. and Israel.
Resolving longstanding disputes between Muslims and non-Muslims requires an understanding of the different cultural approaches to conflict resolution.
When it comes to blowing Israel's horn, British Deputy Prime Minister Clegg is not in the same league as Newt Gingrich -- or President Obama.
Joint exercises between the United States and Israel have been postponed, but it's only a matter of time.
However bloody the aftermath, he's not likely to be charged with war crimes.