Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Despite the dashed hopes of the early 2010s, social movements are still winning important fights — and building a framework for human survival.
The Iranian military is focused on deterring external threats not launching an attack on its adversaries.
Twenty years ago, experts refused to see the truth about the dark side of globalization. Then Seattle happened.
I’m a scholar of the war on terror’s civilian casualties, as well as a military spouse. Until the suffering ends, all of us should bear witness to the costs of war.
Hard data shows ending our wars would be smart politics — and the first step toward repairing a moral calamity.
The Nonproliferation Treaty was supposed to lead to disarmament. Instead, it’s led to nuclear apartheid — and sooner or later, someone’s going set one off.
The Trump administration betrayed the Kurds in Syria. But there is still time to turn things around.
But the bipartisan condemnation of his sporadic complaints betrays a fear that a more competent leader could finally wind them down.
As Saudi Arabia slowly backpedals, we could see an end to the Yemen war, an easing of Iran’s isolation, and a reduced role for the U.S.
Despite al-Baghdadi’s death, Trump is creating the conditions groups like ISIS thrive in.