The UAE's airstrikes in Libya represent a new and dangerous phase in its struggle with Qatar.
Nation-building is the only thing that can fix Libya and Syria. So why has President Obama basically ruled it out?
5 reasons why an expanded mission to strike James Foley's killers in Syria won't work. And why it's going to happen anyway.
I spent a year in Iraq fighting Islamic militants. Then one of them contacted me on Twitter to talk about how much he loved Mrs. Doubtfire and Jumanji.
We may be watching the deliberate destruction of Aramaic, unfolding in real time.
The years of easy growth are over. Turkey can only sustain its economic success by undertaking bold reforms. The second in our series of Lab Reports on Turkey.
Washington's lack of a plan to confront the spread of radical Islam looms as an epoch-defining failure.
What are major news organizations doing sending jihadi-approved photos from inside the Islamic State?
Why an Erdogan victory in Turkey's presidential election is likely to trigger the biggest opposition backlash yet. The first in our series of Lab Reports on Turkey.
Yemen's al Qaeda franchise isn't moving to create its own Islamic state quite yet. But the fact that it continues to thrive is ominous enough.
The White House is running around from crisis to crisis without a game plan, much less a strategy. But leading from behind can actually work if you do it right.