A Syrian-American writer finds her voice, with help from Libya's most famous novelist.
Why the Syria debate on Capitol Hill could get tripped up over partisan fiscal battles.
Five big consequences of the president's call to let Congress decide about America's Syrian intervention.
As America ponders just how little to bomb Syria, both interests and responsibility are losing out to skepticism.
Former top officers are baffled by Washington's telegraphing of its strike on Assad.
Armies of Kurdish women are taking on Syria's Islamists -- and winning.
Obama's been wise to not get involved in Syria. But now comes the tricky part.
Why Obama should bomb Assad the way Clinton bombed Saddam.
Meet the neurobiologist-turned-weapons inspector who could stop -- or start -- a wider war.
From Cairo to Wall Street to the West Bank, plotting a world of upheaval.
In the 70-plus days since Pakistan's new prime minister took office, the country has suffered roughly 70 terrorist attacks. So why doesn't Nawaz Sharif have a counterterrorism policy?
And lost its leverage everywhere.
After eight months of allegations, why do we know so little about Syria's nerve gas attacks?
The agency finally owns up to its role in the 1953 operation.
Is the turbulent Middle East bringing Sunni and Shiite jihadists together, or driving them to war?
For an infamous danger zone, Marib province is beautiful, ancient, and, at times, remarkably peaceful.
Let's face it: When it comes to peace talks, face-to-face negotiations don't work.
The U.S. has spent hundreds of millions fighting Yemen's terrorists. What did it buy, really?