Regions / Middle East & North Africa
And here's the saddest thing: the Bush administration's most extreme ideas when it comes to Global War On Terror are now the humdrum norm of Obama administration policies -- and hardly anyone thinks it's worth a comment.
What makes Iran's nuclear program controversial is Iran's political identity as a state or who Iran is or what it stands for.
Flush with victory from the passage of the anti-BDS bill by the Knesset, Israel's two main parties are pushing new bills to limit dissent and debate within Israel.
The U.S.-trained Iraqi commando corps -- arguably one of the Iraq War's few success stories -- may be misused or dissolved when the U.S. leaves.
Saudi Arabia has played the lead role in countering the Arab Spring, but Saudi women are gaining momentum in their own campaign for driving rights.
Celebrities are going global in their activism. But are they doing the right thing?
What's needed to break the prolonged impasse in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks is sustained international involvement to broker a real solution -- over the parties' heads if necessary.
A willingness to entertain the surgical implantation of explosives is a sign of either increased commitment or desperation on the part of jihadists.
A new study explores how U.S. foreign policy has fanned the flames of anti-Americanism in the Islamic world -- and how the only way out is democracy.
Gaza is for resilience, writes the poet, Gaza is for people thicker than stone.