Regions / Middle East & North Africa
While acknowledging the push to re-open perennially failed negotiations, President of the Palestinian National Authority Abbas claimed that recognition of the Palestinian state would enhance, not hold back, a renewed peace process.
Arguing that Iran won't possess nuclear weapons soon only makes disarmament advocates look like they're putting off the inevitable.
As the greatest beneficiary of the Arab Spring, Turkey is going head to head with both Syria and Israel.
To avoid U.N. rejection, Palestine -- that "serial Rejectionist of peace," according to an Israeli politician -- is ready to compromise.
Rick Perry called for cutting all U.S. aid to the Palestinians if the UN vote goes through, a measure already proposed by members of Congress.
Terrorists may not be able to reasoned with. But those who put them up to it can be.
The C.I.A. may have obtained information on a key militant's whereabouts from the I.S.I.'s interrogation of Syed Saleem Shahzad.
Libya's Transitional Council and Italy are likely to become fast friends because of oil.
Nothing like the Palestinian bid for statehood at the UN to unite Democrats and Republicans together in opposition.
Former Saudi intelligence chief Prince Turki al-Faisal warned the U.S. that its recalcitrance over the Palestinian Authority's bid for statehood will force Saudi Arabia to reconsider its ties with Washington.