Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Obama's no peace president, but he's won important diplomatic victories. Will they survive the 2016 election?
“Rubbing salt in the wound” scarcely does justice to the effects another Israeli attack would have on a place as ruined as Gaza.
The Saudi-led coalition intervening in Yemen has more in common with 19th-century Europe than the 21st-century Middle East.
Some international NGOs promote universal norms and values while others advance the interests of governments. Is it possible to create space for one kind without the other?
The Yemen war is a variation on an old theme, where despotic regimes in the Middle East call on the United States to do their dirty work.
It is not between fundamentalist Muslims and Western governments.
Weapons are pouring out of Africa's most oil-rich country while extremist fighters tumble in.
For those who view international relations as a quest for equity between nations, the U.S. and the West bullied Iran into a nuclear deal.
President Obama’s deal with Iran gives hope for international cooperation on future crises.
What the Iran deal means for Tehran's nuclear program — and for the future of the Middle East.