Regions / Middle East & North Africa
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.
If it's information about a nuclear program you want, blowing it to smithereens first is, uh, ill advised.
Understanding the politics of Iran's technological development should serve as a check on the unwarranted paranoia that Iran's scientific achievements have generated in the West.