The U.S. says it was hunting militants on August 8. The dead boys' brother has a different story.
Not quite. But the question is whether anyone really wants to help.
Seven ways the House of Saud could make things very unpleasant for Washington.
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.
What Iraq's implosion can teach us about Afghanistan's future.
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.
As the new season of his show premieres, Bassem Youssef tries to find humor in military rule.
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.
Why the U.S. and Saudi Arabia are increasingly at odds.
Think Israel wouldn't strike Iran's nukes in defiance of America's wishes? Think again.
Baghdad could be the key to unlocking the region's worst conflicts -- if only it could get its own house in order.
From Iran to Syria to Israel, can the United States keep pushing boulders up a hill?
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.
Smugglers, shipwrecks, and the harrowing, tragic journey of Syrian refugees trying to get to Sweden.
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.
Can Syrian moderates prove they'd do a better job of governing liberated areas than the Islamist opposition?