Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Many architects of the Iraq War openly hope Trump will go further in pursuing regime change in Syria — and then Iran.
Now that he cares about the fate of Syrian children, Trump should open up our country — not bomb theirs.
The Trump administration may be preparing to bring back torture, extraordinary rendition, and indefinite detention — with Neil Gorsuch's help.
With the U.S. now firmly in the pro-settler camp, nonviolent campaigns to impose a cost on Israel's occupation matter more than ever.
Turkey's leader will apparently stop at nothing to centralize power — and every move that backfires makes him even more desperate.
From 2003 to 2017, the U.S. went from from sole global superpower to potential super-pariah.
With mass-casualty events from Raqqa to Mosul, some think the U.S. military is scrapping rules designed to protect innocents.
When U.S. rivals committed atrocities in Aleppo, Western talking heads were appalled. But when the U.S. supports them in Mosul? Silence.
The president apparently wants to put the U.S. on a permanent war footing to sustain his unpopular presidency.
In real life, human memories work better than they do in Orwell’s 1984. Or do they?