Posts Tagged: middle East
The support that successive U.S. administrations has provided to Salafism and its outgrowth, Wahhabism, is as discouraging as it is bewildering.
The proxy struggle between the United States and Iran has spread to Bahrain. But this Cold War ignores the silent understanding the two rivals have forged against a common enemy in Afghanistan.
With Osama bin Laden's demise, it's high time that our leaders realize that short-term gains from alliances with tyrannical regimes aren't worth the long-term problems they foster.
Turkey has been knocking for 50 years on the door of the European Union. When will Europe act in its own self-interest and open up?
Instead of children, imagine if AIPAC members asked the Haggadah questions.
How the President and the Pentagon Prop Up Both Middle Eastern Despots and American Arms Dealers
Many of the same people who led the push for regime-change in Baghdad now have their sights set on Tehran.
The Arab Spring is the most profound foreign policy challenge facing the United States, and Washington's response could help shape the course of the Middle East for decades.
Barack Obama's Mideast speech shows that the United States has not yet adapted to the regional realities brought about by the Arab Spring.
From Iran to Israel, there's only one real solution to nuclear proliferation in the Middle East.