March 9, 2016 | Washington wants to loosen its human rights aid restrictions even as Egyptian security forces killed 500 people in their custody last year.
Articles by Kathy Engel
July 2, 2015 | 80 percent of people in the Arab world's poorest country are in danger of starving to death under a U.S.-backed blockade and bombing campaign.
April 14, 2015 | Israel won't change its ways until Washington puts military aid on the chopping block.
March 3, 2015 | Obama has the best opportunity in decades to end the U.S.-Iran standoff.
April 4, 2014 | So far, the United States has given Iran the space it needs to reach a nuclear agreement with the international community. But hardliners on both sides are waiting in the wings.
January 31, 2014 | A poet remembers Pete Seeger and her father.
October 12, 2012 | Mitt Romney is playing the same cynical game as Benjamin Netanyahu.
May 16, 2012 | President Obama promised that he'd stop buttressing autocratic regimes, but Bahrain's popular revolt is still being crushed.
March 8, 2012 | Conventional wisdom holds that NATO bombing saved countless lives.
February 22, 2012 | A poem about Gaza asks whether there is a poem in Gaza that hasn't been written?