Regions / Middle East & North Africa
A Pentagon plan for "semiautonomous" nuclear devices in Iraq, U.S. state media calling George Soros a "nonbelieving Jew," and other headlines you may have missed last year.
Here are a few illuminating and emotionally resonant pieces by real Iranians on life under sanctions, the brutality of war, and the recent crisis.
Trump’s blunders have placed us back on the path to a truly catastrophic war, with barricades of lies blocking every off-ramp.
As we spiral toward a confrontation between the U.S. and Iran, it’s worth reflecting on the failures to rein in U.S. aggression along the way.
The Trump administration is doing its best to keep Syria dismembered and near death.
Major military contractors saw a stock surge from the U.S. assassination of an Iranian general. For CEOs, that means payday comes early.
Trump is betraying his voters and threatening millions of lives. Call him on it before it’s too late.
Foreign policy should prioritize the needs of ordinary civilians and civil society — and wars of choice should always be off the table.
Rich countries embraced trade multilateralism when it suited them, and now they’re abandoning it. That may not be such a bad thing.
Despite the dashed hopes of the early 2010s, social movements are still winning important fights — and building a framework for human survival.