Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Bahrain finds an off-label use for tear gas as chemical warfare.
Ultimately, a vote for the Green Party presidential ticket is a vote for voting.
Legalizing narcotics would strengthen democracy at home and abroad.
The treasures of Syria's history are under attack from the military, rebels, and looters.
Since the Arab Spring, artists have helped to foster a more vibrant civil society and pointed the way toward more durable democratic institutions.
The Western-imposed sanctions on Iran undermine the U.S.'s diplomatic influence more than Tehran's nuclear ambitions.
The arrest of a "suspected" Hezbollah operative who is "suspected" of a plan to kill Israeli tourists has become the equivalent of an actual terrorist attack.
In our strategic dialogue on Syria, Islam Qasem argues that the United States and other countries should stop making excuses and intervene to save Syrian civilians.
In our strategic dialogue on Syria, Phyllis Bennis argues that military intervention would only make a civil war that much worse.
Islam Qasem and Phyllis Bennis square off on the question of military intervention in Syria.