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.
If ISIS attacks Jordan, neither the United States nor Israel will be able to stay out of the fray.
Will the declaration of a new caliphate unite the world’s jihadists -- or tear them apart?
Why the administration’s muddy logic for intervention on behalf of a deeply unpopular central government will get America engaged in a Middle Eastern civil war.
New polls from across the region show a deep pessimism on the possibility of a non-violent, two-state solution.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup causes celebration and protests; Iraqi refugee camps swell with families after the fall of Mosul; and people all over the world enjoy the summer heat.
Can Netanyahu find Israel's three kidnapped teenagers without destroying his own government and tearing the West Bank apart?
It’s time for NATO to get involved in Syria and Iraq, perhaps even putting limited Special Forces troops on the ground.
The militant Palestinian movement faces declining popular support, empty coffers, and bitter enemies abroad. Now with a massive Israeli crackdown underway, it's struggling to determine its true identity.
In the refugee camps of Iraqi Kurdistan, the insurgents are not often what they seem.