Regions / Middle East & North Africa
When we focus our analysis on personalities like Assad in Syria or Kim Jong Un in North Korea, we succumb to our own personality cult.
Iran's support for Syria's President Bashar al-Assad further mocks the Islamic Revolution.
A conservative makes a modicum of sense on Iran.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime must step down immediately--without Western military intervention.
Members of the Mujahideen-e Khalq endangered in an Iraq refugee camp are due to be resettled by the United Nations.
Hamas chief frustrates IDF chief by removing reasons for attacking Gaza.
The immediate future of Libya will be determined overwhelmingly by the Libyan people themselves. Critics of NATO's intervention in Libya should explain whether this outcome is unacceptable to them, and if so, why.
The NATO intervention in Libya is likely to produce a more militarized and insecure world, and this will be its most enduring legacy.
William Shawcross was on board with the Bush administration's counterterrorism policies.
Dick Cheney had his eye on Iraqi oil long before 9/11.