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?
Is the Egyptian military's scorched-earth campaign in Sinai just creating a new generation of terrorists?
From Vietnam to Syria, the appalling history of U.S. efforts to end wars by creating stalemate.
Imagining a presentation full of Benjamin Netanyahu's strangest metaphors for the menace posed by Tehran.
Can anyone stop the radicalization of Syrian rebels?
Technology is changing the way we fight war. But it's also changing the way we make peace.
The Kafka-esque story of the U.S. translators being held against their will in a Kuwaiti hangar.
Obama should head down the diplomatic road toward a nuclear deal with Iran, but he must make exceedingly clear what he will not abide.
One major social media service isn't keeping up with its peers in dealing with designated terrorists.
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.
Why Obama has to go bigger, much bigger, in making a deal with Iran -- or be prepared for a messy failure.
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.
Qatar Airways sits reporters in vibrating seats, loads them with 39-year-old wine, and never explicitly asks for glowing press coverage.
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.