Regions / Middle East & North Africa
After a mere eight years in which diplomacy narrowly edged out militarism, the foreign policy elite rallying around Clinton has forgotten the lessons of the George W. Bush era.
The latest attacks on journalists and news organizations by corrupt populists are contributing to a global rollback of fundamental rights.
PTSD is rampant in the Middle East. If untreated, it will continue to fuel conflict.
Pressure from human rights organizations to victims of the 9/11 attacks are helping erode the bond between these old political allies. But will the results of this election season squander our chance at change?
The next U.S. president will have an unprecedented opportunity to put some distance between Washington and Riyadh.
When states dream, is Syria their nightmare?
There's a movement afoot in Congress to stop U.S. military support for the Saudi war in Yemen.
Tunisia remains a beacon of hope in the region, but it needs money to build up its political institutions not its military.
Fossil fuels provided a one-time-only quantum leap in growth. Coming up with a new economic model should be on everyone's bucket list.
The Obama administration's strategy includes arming the opposition forces just enough to keep them fighting Assad, but not enough for them to overthrow the government.