Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Russia and China enabled Syrian President Assad’s war on his own people.
The U.S. can’t resist jumping into the security vacuum created when Russia and China refuse to help rein in Syrian President Assad.
“Smart power at its best,” as Hillary Clinton called our intervention into Libya, doesn’t seem like much of an improvement over the heavy-handed use of force.
Most Americans are oblivious to the suffering we have caused to the people of Libya.
As ISIS loses territory, it returns to mass-casualty attacks against civilians. That's why military-first approaches to terrorism are doomed to failure.
It’s time to implement a full ban on U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
Is there a way, beyond sanctions, of recouping costs for the refugee crisis from the Assad regime?
The public is sick of Benghazi, but Hillary Clinton may be culpable for Libya’s implosion.
Maybe we'll never see America's torturers behind bars. They should still have to tell the truth about what they did.
It’s tempting to use a harsh epithet like “terrorism” to describe the actions in Orlando. Perhaps “mass hate crime” would be more accurate.