Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is making all the same mistakes that the United States once made in Anbar. Can he change course before al Qaeda overruns the restive province?
We're fighting al Qaeda like a terrorist group. They're fighting us as an army.
How the trade vs. aid debate shows the different trajectories of Egypt and Tunisia.
Forget ethnic hatred, lack of sea access is the real reason South Sudan is tearing itself apart.
Did the military violate its own rules by getting in bed with Budweiser during the Super Bowl?
A flood of new weapons -- from Iran to Saudi Arabia -- is dangerously changing the military dynamic in the Middle East.
Sanctions relief has corporations in Berlin salivating at the chance to make money in the Islamic Republic.
What will happen when one million refugees have the right to return -- to the West Bank?
Why Russia's missile mischief shows that the United States needs to think differently about arms control.
Why China's new ultrafast missile has Moscow and Washington scrambling.
What James Madison (and the rest of the Founding Fathers) would have thought of the NSA and Edward Snowden.
Why China's economy is not going to be swallowed alive by its massive deficit.
A snapshot of the nation’s anxious, online soul.
Is Egypt's president-in-waiting turning back the clock -- to the Nasser era?
Ukraine's government started the crisis. The opposition needs a strategy for ending it.
Why Ukraine's brutal riot police are one of the biggest obstacles on the path to reform.
Jeffrey Sachs has gone down the rabbit hole on the aid debate. He doesn't even remember what it was all about.
Why demanding no enrichment and no centrifuges means no deal.
The Iran debate is a window into the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Here's where the would-be candidates stand.
A memo to Barack Obama on how to talk about the Middle East policy no one thinks he actually has.