Regions / Syria
How the Obama administration can make good on its stated preference for diplomacy over war.
Iraq's problems are in large part the result of recent disasters--like the U.S. invasion and the Syrian civil war--not ancient grievances.
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.
Three ways rebellious young people are still reshaping the Middle East.
Five steps the U.S. can take in Iraq without going back to war.
Beset by infighting among militias and rampant arms trafficking, Libya in 2014 is a cautionary tale about the long-term consequences of military intervention.
Seymour Hersh was called everything from a propagandist to a fascist, all by one critic — who’s not even a hard-right wingnut.
The likely perpetrators of the Ghouta sarin attack, Al Nusra, failed to generate the results it sought.
Don’t underestimate Syrian rebel know-how: they may have made the rockets used to launch chemical weapons at Ghouta.
Who’s more credible: Seymour Hersh or Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdoğan?