Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Much more effort is expended on figuring out what makes Islamic extremists tick than on what motivates the will to dominate of the United States.
The Friends of Syria meeting in Istanbul, Turkey today has the potential to change the stalemate over Syria.
Under pressure from a potential secessionist movement in the east, Libya must tread carefully to avoid becoming another Somalia.
The nomination of Jim Yong Kim to lead the World Bank meets with the approval of many opposed to globalization.
With the West rethinking armed intervention and the Syrian crisis continuing, political compromise may be the only way to end the violence.
Placating Israel is the underlying purpose of U.S. sanctions on Iran.
Although the impulse to try to end the ongoing repression by the Syrian regime against its own people through foreign military intervention is understandable, it would be a very bad idea.
In commemoration of Palestinian Land Day, activists from all continents are gearing up for peaceful protests along the Israeli borders on March 30.
Many white Americans fear "population control" lest the world be overrun by madly procreating Muslims.
A long-time foreign service officer describes the farces and frustrations of the Iraq occupation.