From Iran to Syria to Israel, can the United States keep pushing boulders up a hill?
Meet the social worker turned nuclear negotiator who's trying to keep Iran from getting the bomb.
Does the U.S. stand a chance against Tehran, the nimble, canny free agent of nuclear negotiations?
Imagining a presentation full of Benjamin Netanyahu's strangest metaphors for the menace posed by Tehran.
Obama should head down the diplomatic road toward a nuclear deal with Iran, but he must make exceedingly clear what he will not abide.
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.
Why the U.S. should grant Iranian journalists freedom to report, outside a 25-mile radius of New York.
Why a Meatloaf song should guide the U.S. approach to Iran, Syria, and Israel-Palestine.
Forget Rouhani. Iran's hard-line Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei might actually be open to a nuclear deal with America.
From Putin to pundits, here are the 10 winners and losers of the U.S.-Russian deal on Syria’s chemical weapons.
The Sabermetric spat about whether it's important for a president to appear "credible."
The White House seems to be confusing the least bad option with a strategic necessity.
No matter where you look in the world, American words don't match American deeds.
The U.S. knew Hussein was launching some of the worst chemical attacks in history -- and still gave him a hand.
Yes, we now have confirmation that the CIA was behind Iran's 1953 coup. But the agency hardly stopped there.
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?
Will Iran's new president be weakened beyond repair even before he takes office?
A former U.S. negotiator on resolving the impasse over Tehran's nuclear program.
Massacring unarmed protestors is more common than you might think -- and governments often get away with it.