Regions / Middle East & North Africa
The shift from a permanent war footing to permanent diplomacy has significant promise for prosperity as well as peace.
Gareth Porter reveals how Western intelligence believed the procurements of an Iranian university were proof of nuclear-weapons research.
Sunni Hamas and Shiite Hezbollah have apparently agreed to disagree on Syria while maintaining a strategic partnership against Israel.
Many Israelis view almost any call for a boycott of Israel as a manifestation of a new type of virulent anti-Semitism.
The Gulf Cooperation Council needs to work together on a game plan for negotiating with Iran.
Algeria descended into civil war when its military suppressed the country's democratically popular Islamists. Could the same happen in Egypt?
When the losing party in an election resorts to extra-legal measures, democracy is threatened and secession may follow.
Former law professor Barack Obama went into surprising depth on issues of war and peace during his fifth State of the Union address. Here's how he should grade himself.
Before restarting operations at Tiguentourine, Washington and London demanded a major restructuring of its security by Algeria.
Syria is Iran’s Vietnam; Burma’s former head still pulls strings.