Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Those in the West who call on Muslims to condemn those who commit terrorist attacks in the name of Islam don’t seem to be aware that is already being done.
Can the UN secretary-general's ill-advised trip to North Africa nevertheless pave the way to a settlement of the dispute over Western Sahara?
In the U.S. Muslims tend to be middle-class; in Europe, the urban poor.
As with Israel, many of Hillary Clinton’s positions have passed their sell-by date.
Plenty, according to Neil Swidey’s astonishing article in the Boston Globe, but not entirely.
If unrest in the Middle East and mass migration ease, developed states might once again welcome workers from developing states.
Choose your poison: Have the baby of an Islamic State fighter or be continually raped.
For too long Moscow and Washington have tried to out-muscle each other by escalating the Syrian war. Now, for once, they've got a chance to escalate their efforts to end it.
Washington wants to loosen its human rights aid restrictions even as Egyptian security forces killed 500 people in their custody last year.
In a world awash with weak states, powerful weapons, and crumbling institutions, conflicts can easily continue for generations — and perhaps never end.