Why the shocking rise of al Qaeda is scrambling the war, ripping up the playbook, and turning enemies into partners.
New information reveals why Saddam Hussein never used chemical weapons in the Gulf War.
Why the Iran deal could be a devastating blow to the nonproliferation regime.
Why nobody in the Middle East deserves to be an FP Leading Global Thinker this year.
What the legendary reporter gets wrong about Syria's sarin attacks.
If the West doesn't shape up, the rest of the world will just go around it.
Can ordinary citizens armed with technology change the way we make and manage peace?
How the beautiful, painful, and problematic birth of Israel mirrors modern America's moral ambiguity.
Why Syria must rein in unemployment, food prices, and corruption to ensure a stable future.
From Sudan to Bosnia, what history can teach us about how to manage negotiations between the Syrian regime and opposition.
Ending the violence in Syria is only the first step in improving the country’s security.
Caught between the regime and Islamists, Syria’s gay community just struggles to stay alive.
What lessons do the success of Camp David and the failure of Oslo hold for America's nuclear deal with Iran?
How Washington stabbed the Saudis in the back, and why the Iran deal will start a nuclear arms race in the Persian Gulf.
How Israel won the Arab Spring, and why a dangerous new instability threatens the entire region's geopolitical landscape.
How much can a superfast algorithm tell us about Iran? Quite a lot, actually.
Now is the time for Obama to beat back the congressional hawks taking aim at the Iran deal.
Does Iran's president have the juice to sell his nuke deal at home?
Why Israel might nuke Iran to prevent Tehran from going nuclear. Seriously.