In just five years, Syria has gone from being the world’s second-largest host of refugees to the second-largest producer of them.
Meet five women who are bearing the burden of conflict in Syria and persevering in spite of it.
How the Obama administration can make good on its stated preference for diplomacy over war.
Iraq’s problems are in large part the result of recent disasters–like the U.S. invasion and the Syrian civil war–not ancient grievances.
Adding yet more warfare to the current crisis in the Middle East will perpetuate exactly what the imperial powers set out to do: tear an entire region of the world asunder.
Five steps the U.S. can take in Iraq without going back to war.
Beset by infighting among militias and rampant arms trafficking, Libya in 2014 is a cautionary tale about the long-term consequences of military intervention.
Obama’s foreign policy legacy will not be secured unless he addresses head-on the belief that we have the power to achieve our objectives by threats, intimidation, and coercion.
To avoid the escalation in east-west tensions, both Putin and Obama need to view each other with a great deal more clarity and understanding.
So far, the United States has given Iran the space it needs to reach a nuclear agreement with the international community. But hardliners on both sides are waiting in the wings.