Israel's late-night assault shows the past week's attempts at talks were a sham all along.
Why collateral damage undoes the best-laid plans of "limited" war makers.
Why the United States can't budge on allowing Iran to build more centrifuges.
The only way to reach a nuclear deal with Iran is to accept that Iran will be able to go nuclear.
The two warring actors may hate each other, but they can't seem to live without each other either.
Why the Obama administration keeps making the same mistakes over and over.
Experts and insiders say that Israel's military offensive will only further radicalize the Palestinian population -- and alienate frustrated friends in the United States.
Neither side can gain from this war of attrition. But is Benjamin Netanyahu willing to risk a ground invasion to stop it?
Why President Obama needs to stand up to the warmongers who want to kill the Iranian nuclear deal.
The man who helped convince the United States to invade Iraq has spent the last decade in the political wilderness. But now, with his country in chaos, he could be its next leader.
The United States has the blueprint for a smarter way to make peace. Now it has to use it.
Why is a barbaric medieval caliphate so much better at social media than Washington?
While Israel pounds Gaza with bombs, the real battleground of East Jerusalem is ready to boil over.
Suicide is becoming a crisis among people affected by Syria's protracted civil war -- and no one is talking about it.
Why John Kerry has no business trying to make peace between Israel and Gaza right now.
Iraq’s Sunnis turned against radical jihadists once. Will they do so again?
Angry Israeli and Palestinian youths are steering the course of events in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
Facing threats from all directions, King Abdullah moves to get his foreign-policy team in place -- and quell infighting within the royal family.
Obama may finally have changed his calculus on Syria -- but is his plan for the U.S. to train rebels two years too late?
Cheap, deadly, and not stopping anytime soon, barrel bombs are the weapon of choice for dictators from Sudan to Syria.
As President Bashar al-Assad’s officials reach out to contacts in the West, the differences between the regime and the opposition may be smaller than they first appeared.
Will the murder of three teenagers bring Armageddon to the Arab-Israeli conflict?
We like to think our way of life is the best in the world. But trying to spread American values always backfires.
And it's high time they did.