After eight months of allegations, why do we know so little about Syria's nerve gas attacks?
The agency finally owns up to its role in the 1953 operation.
Is the turbulent Middle East bringing Sunni and Shiite jihadists together, or driving them to war?
For an infamous danger zone, Marib province is beautiful, ancient, and, at times, remarkably peaceful.
Let's face it: When it comes to peace talks, face-to-face negotiations don't work.
The U.S. has spent hundreds of millions fighting Yemen's terrorists. What did it buy, really?
Shale is the new peak oil, and that's why Saudi Arabia still rules global energy markets.
Egypt's army chief isn't an Islamist -- in fact, his work at the U.S. Army War College suggests he may be a Mubarak clone.
Prison breaks, the embassy shut down, and an al Qaeda comeback all reveal one thing: we're still handling the terror threat wrong.
The United States used the Pakistan playbook on Yemen's terrorists. It didn't work.
How al Qaeda broke hundreds of bad guys out of the world’s most notorious jail -- and what it means for America.
Will Iran's new president be weakened beyond repair even before he takes office?
How the Ryan Braun scandal explains Egyptian Revolution punditry.
Meet the Brooklyn-born weapons instructor who's training West Bank Jews to pack heat and use it.
Does anyone have the slightest idea how many Jews are in the West Bank?
If John Kerry wants to make peace in the Middle East, he's going to need some Kissinger mojo.
Why Washington's policy toward Cairo is pretty spot on (except for a few things).
It's already time to start planning for what happens if the Middle East peace talks fall apart.
The cynics may not believe it, but Kerry's push to get Israelis and Palestinians talking could actually work.
The E.U. finally decided to designate Hezbollah a terrorist organization. Why won't the U.N.?
Can switching up seasons save the 2022 tournament in Qatar?