Posts Tagged: middle East
United States President Barack Obama has suffered a sharp drop in popularity in the Arab world over the past year, and Iran may be reaping the benefits, according to a major new survey of public opinion in five Arab countries.
New dynamics in the Middle East are defining a new chapter in Iran-Saudi relations.
Turkey, Iran, and Syria are displacing Egypt, Saudi Arabia as the power players in the Middle East.
Iran and the United States, beneath their surface conflicts, have important interests in common.
Is the quest for Israel-Palestine peace not only impossible but obsolete?
Beijing is rapidly expanding its influence in the Middle East. Will Washington do anything more than watch?
To promote the conditions for peace in the Middle East, the U.S. should tie security assistance to Israeli settlement policy.
The proposed U.S. ban on gasoline sales to Iran is better than bombing the country. But, columnist Michael Klare asks, could such a ban lead to war anyway?
Politics has trumped democracy as Iraq just postponed a key vote on the status of U.S. forces in their country.
To reach a peace settlement in the Middle East, the United States has to put pressure on Israel and reach out to Hamas.