Regions / Middle East & North Africa
The Middle-East map is being redrawn in Syria and Iraq by Moscow and Washington.
An influx of Iranian troops into Syria is complementing Russian airstrikes in attempting to shore up the Assad regime.
Putin’s attempt at "shock and awe" in Syria has all the hallmarks of failed U.S. interventions of the past
“Realists” in government or foreign policy analysis don’t question whether Iran is an enemy.
Washington Post reporter and Iranian-American Jason Rezaian loved Iran too much to leave.
If Europe and the United States would take a deep breath they would find that they could handle one million refugees.
A prescription for fueling an intensified Middle-East arms race.
The chain of events set into motion by the U.S. invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq is reaching its logical conclusion — the disintegration of multi-ethnic states and a great expulsion of innocents.
Time to cull the herd: America's sprawling global footprint encourages military confrontation, makes host countries into targets, and costs taxpayers a fortune.
When it comes to what should be a fundamental goal of foreign policy — world peace — the elites aren't even trying.