As Tunisia’s government collapses, citizens begin to long for the days of Ben Ali.
Forget the nerve gas. It's Assad's bioweapons program that should keep you up at night.
While Washington focuses on Syria and Iran, Egypt looks headed for a dangerous and destabilizing insurgency.
Peace in the Middle East? Not if Benjamin Netanyahu has anything to say about it.
Obama's diplomatic solution might not stop Assad's war, but it's far better than what airstrikes would have accomplished.
Don't let al-Shabab fool you: Somalia is making progress. But the West needs to change its approach.
The U.N. Security Council resolution Washington and Moscow are about to agree on all but ensures more Syrians will die.
Why a Meatloaf song should guide the U.S. approach to Iran, Syria, and Israel-Palestine.
How Syria's civil war crept into the heart of Baghdad -- then went boom.
It's not just that Americans don't want to go to war against Assad -- it's that they know America's not good at going to war anymore.
Syrian jihadi groups are now kidnapping and killing one another. Is this the beginning of an all out war, or an opportunity for the moderates?
One reason why Western officials are being so nice to Moscow: They want Russia to destroy Syria's deadly arsenal on its own soil.
Turkey won't be able to achieve a healthy democracy unless it allows for a greater diversity of political representation.
From Putin to pundits, here are the 10 winners and losers of the U.S.-Russian deal on Syria’s chemical weapons.
Don't be fooled: The United States is already knee-deep in the Syrian quagmire, and the opportunity costs are disturbing.
It took a mix of religion, guile, and a stumbling Obama to pull it off.
For years the Houthis have been derided as subversives and separatists. Now they're sitting at the table in Sanaa.
Is John Kerry the president's attack dog, or is he off the leash?
Did the killing of the U.S. ambassador a year ago cast a curse on the city he loved?
It's not just about chemical weapons -- it's about stopping a brutal dictator's war.
As Egypt's military government cracks down on the Muslim Brotherhood with unprecedented force, the defiant are going underground.
As we mark the anniversary of the death of Chris Stevens, there are some in Washington who'd like to turn the drones loose on Benghazi. Here's why that would be a bad idea.
Eastern Europe's lesson for the countries of the Arab Spring: economic reform is best served quickly.
The sectarian and political camps across the Arab world are violently divided on Syria. Could a U.S. bombing campaign bring them together?
The U.S. media continue to tiptoe around the horrors of war. It's time to put more violence on TV.
How do Syria’s rebels feel about a U.S. bombing campaign against Assad?