Why undervaluing the potential upsides to a deal with Iran is just bad business.
Why Egypt’s constitutional referendum is a worrisome step toward authoritarianism.
Remembering a popular restaurateur killed in Kabul—and a policy of segregation that humiliated local Afghans.
'The question is not whether this conference will fail but how it will fail.'
How the supreme leader's revolutionary acceptance of cutting-edge fertility treatments is changing lives in Iran -- and unsettling the deeply conservative Sunni Middle East.
By lashing out at Turkey and Kurdistan, Baghdad could make a tense situation worse.
Social media may be protesters' favorite weapon, but new research on Syria's revolution shows it can do as much harm as good.
How a New Jersey Democrat became the White House's biggest foreign-policy foe.
It's hard to understand the scale and spread of killing in Syria, until you see this map.
What do Egyptians really care about in their country's constitutional referendum? Not the constitution, for starters.
Belly dancers, billboards, and Egypt's military propaganda machine.
Why Israel's late leader was a war criminal not a peacemaker.
Reflections on the flawed-but-unmatched legacy of Israel's Ariel Sharon.
How long can Turkey's democratically elected leader rule by tyranny-of-the-majority?
How Star Trek's Prime Directive explains Obama's foreign policy.
Do tribal warriors in Fallujah and Ramadi have what it takes to rout al Qaeda?
Can you stop the bomb's spread by making it easier to cut nuclear deals?
Egypt's military government will never be legitimate until it stops haphazardly jailing scores of political prisoners.
To win back Fallujah, Nouri al-Maliki doesn't need to negotiate -- he needs to fight.
Reuters gave this Syrian kid a camera. Seven months later he was dead.
We must rethink the way we’re dealing with the Syrian refugee crisis -- or risk militants winning hearts and minds.
Financial sanctions may have forced Iran into nuclear talks. They’re also unfair and undemocratic, European courts say.
A nuclear deal is going to be the key to domestic reform in Iran in 2014 -- or its downfall.