Regions / Syria
Just how involved is Iran in the fight against the Islamic State?
After the Paris massacre, European governments should resist narratives of civilizational conflict and push for a ceasefire in the Syrian war.
For some women in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State offers something no one else has given them before: power.
A new documentary offers a James Bond-like look at the trials and tribulations of globetrotting human rights investigators.
While reports of Ebola in the Islamic State have yet to be confirmed, an outbreak would not only present a crisis but opportunities for both it and the West.
Glossing over the Islamic State’s ultraviolence doesn’t help to make the case for non-intervention.
The pieces for a political deal to end the Syrian civil war are coming together — if Ankara will let them.
Hezbollah has squandered any credibility as revolutionaries it had left by supporting the Assad regime in Syria.
By attacking rebels less extreme than the Islamic State, the U.S. almost seems to be doing Syria’s bidding.
2015 could yet see some significant developments—at least on issues where the White House and GOP are aligned.