Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Like Islam, Christianity has often been perverted to justify violence.
Even a superpower can’t maintain dominance in every domain and also effectively address big-ticket items like climate change.
Hannah Gais holds that Islam is just a handy tool that militants use to battle oppression.
As the U.S. drone war flares up again in Yemen, a distressingly familiar pattern is playing out.
The Obama administration wants a rubber stamp on its unwise, unlimited, and unauthorized new war in the Middle East. It shouldn't get it.
There's no better time for Sunni and Shia to sit down together and address not just ISIS but the injustice, intolerance, and inequality that birthed it.
The death of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman was certainly suspicious. But that doesn't prove a thing about his charges against Iran.
The United States is actually a world leader in the use of incendiary devices, but, unlike the Islamic State, it keeps it on the down low.
The flip side to the Islamic State's brutal invasions has been a trans-border unification of Kurdish fighters and refugees.
Apparently, the Islamic State seeks to execute pilots as retaliation for their bombing missions.