And, if so, is it even worth keeping?
UNHCR’s representative to Lebanon talks to Foreign Policy about the worsening refugee crisis that threatens to stretch the country to a breaking point.
Could the world's go-to strategy of warehousing the displaced finally be changing?
And why all the hard-won gains of the surge are in grave danger of being lost today.
If Washington launched targeted strikes everywhere its 'partners' asked it to, the war on terror would be totally out of control.
The Syrian regime is blocking delivery of vital food, medical, and humanitarian aid. And with winter coming, thousands of lives hang in the balance.
Can America really win the battle against Islamic extremism?
Want to topple an autocrat? Street demonstrations are just one tool among many.
When Iran starts to look competent and responsible, you know you've got a problem.
A 1983 terror attack caught the U.S. with its eyes closed. It swore to keep watching and watching and watching.
Why won't Israel's Holocaust memorial recognize the righteous Arabs that saved Jews from the Nazis?
Polio is back from the brink of extinction -- ravaging the battlefields of Syria and spreading across the Middle East.
Middle Eastern dictators love to use their "enlightened" treatment of women to justify their rule. They shouldn't get away with it.
Why the U.S. and Saudi Arabia are increasingly at odds.
Baghdad could be the key to unlocking the region's worst conflicts -- if only it could get its own house in order.
In Syria's little town that could, the death and resurrection of the witty, profane campaign to show the world the tragedy of civil war.
Forty years after the Arab oil embargo, new technologies are dramatically reshaping the geopolitics of the Middle East.
Meet the two innocent Canadians beaten up and left to rot for months in Cairo's most notorious prison.
The British Commonwealth is stirring up unaccustomed controversy -- and that's a good thing.
Can Syrian moderates prove they'd do a better job of governing liberated areas than the Islamist opposition?
The Algerian government has a long track record of subduing protest movements. Is it about to meet its match?
By ship across the Red Sea or by camel caravan across the desert, incredible turn-of-the-century images of the world's greatest pilgrimage.