Regions / Middle East & North Africa
The West needs to give states with weak institutions space while they sabotage their own nuclear-weapons scientists by micro-managing and strong-arming them.
"No Saudi women will go to hell, because it's impossible to go there twice," he tweeted.
Lieven De Cauter speaks with author-activist Tariq Ali.
Military intervention in Syria is a high-risk enterprise. Here's a set of principles by which the intervening forces must abide.
Tunisia is going through a classic transition moment, complete with both opportunity and risks.
The Obama administration has drunk the right-wing Kool-aid about Iran sowing the seeds of terror in Latin America.
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.