Regions / Saudi Arabia
Washington sabotaged its own "war on terror" by destabilizing the Middle East even as it coddled the U.S. allies who were actually sponsoring terrorism.
How the Obama administration can make good on its stated preference for diplomacy over war.
Adding yet more warfare to the current crisis in the Middle East will perpetuate exactly what the imperial powers set out to do: tear an entire region of the world asunder.
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki isn't the only one responsible for Iraq's woes -- history, U.S. foreign policy, and meddling neighbors are also to blame.
It’s time for the United States and Saudi Arabia to make a clean break.
The Gulf Cooperation Council needs to work together on a game plan for negotiating with Iran.
Although Hezbollah looks increasingly likely to weather Syria's civil war, blowback from hardline Sunnis at home may prove a longer-term challenge.
China’s good relations with states at odds with each other could yield results at the negotiating table soon.
As unrest simmers in the Middle East and the United States edges toward detente with Iran, Israel and Saudi Arabia are trying to ride out the storm together.
Ironically, a negotiated settlement between the United States and Iran could trigger yet another war in the Middle East.