Regions / United Arab Emirates
Without professional enablers, corruption, money laundering, and the financing of human rights abuses would be much more difficult.
For all their overwhelming firepower, the U.S. and its allies can cause a lot of misery in the Middle East, but still can't govern the course of events.
Gun exports reached record levels in 2017 and again in 2018. Can Congress stop Trump from loosening the rules even further?
The only upside to Bolton's dangerous aggression toward Iran is that it may put him too far out in front of Trump.
It's unpopular at home and abroad, and regional politics don't favor it. But we should take neocons like Bolton at their word.
The United States is helping Oman militarize its border with Yemen, trapping refugees from the U.S.-backed bombing of the country.
From the Muslim Ban to family separations, the U.S. is cruelly restricting refugees from conflicts it helped create.
Maybe Trump really thinks sanctions will produce a "better" Iran deal. More likely, they're designed to justify conflict.
American taxpayers are helping to fight someone else’s war in Yemen, and the blood is on our hands.
Saudi Arabia's puzzling effort to blacklist its tiny neighbor Qatar begs the question of who's really isolated in the Gulf.