Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki isn't the only one responsible for Iraq's woes -- history, U.S. foreign policy, and meddling neighbors are also to blame.
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria may be clever and rich but stoking the revenge machine reveals how impoverished its collective imagination is.
It’s ironic that Iraq’s last two enemies now stand ready to defend it against a third, ISIS.
A look at how the fall of the British empire and the rise of the U.S. Israel lobby sowed the seeds of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
For one thing, the brutality of ISIS may be its downfall.
While Israel uses soccer to bolster its international image, it has violently oppressed the Palestinian national soccer team.
Beset by infighting among militias and rampant arms trafficking, Libya in 2014 is a cautionary tale about the long-term consequences of military intervention.
As Post-Mubarak Egypt continues its turbulent transition, the United States has been sidelined by Egypt's generals.
Seymour Hersh was called everything from a propagandist to a fascist, all by one critic — who’s not even a hard-right wingnut.
The failure of John Kerry's Israeli-Palestinian peace talks showed just how extreme U.S. policy on the conflict has become.