Five reasons Obama can’t will his way into fixing the Middle East -- even if he wanted to.
Why Syria could turn out to be Iran's Vietnam -- not America's.
Freedom House ranks the world's most repressive media climates.
Alleged chemical weapons use by Syria is pushing the United States into doing something. But Russia, China, and Iran might have something to say about that.
Why the earthquake near Iran's dated and unproven nuclear reactor at Bushehr should scare you.
The competing forces in Iran's political system are poised to collide in this summer's presidential election.
From the Arab Spring, to Syria, to Iran, to the peace process, President Barack Obama's actions have yet to live up to his high-flying rhetoric.
Let's hold the applause. Obama's trip to Israel was nothing new.
Cairo needs to tackle its subsidy addiction. And yes, it’s not going to be easy.
The old commandments helped the Israelites survive the desert. A set of new ones may help Obama survive the Israelis.
There is no Arab Spring coming to Iraq. But sectarian protests could tear this fragile country apart.
China just passed the United States as the world's leading oil importer. America should be happy to be No. 2.
How the Iranian regime used the Kazakhstan talks as pre-election propaganda.
Iran's popularity in the Arab world is way down, but sectarianism is on the rise.
Sorry, John Kerry and Chuck Hagel. Just because Iran holds elections doesn’t mean that its government represents the people.
Rogue states have a pretty convincing track record of ignoring sanctions, so what makes Congress and the White House think they'll work on Iran?
Forget about the “war on terror.” The next few decades will be dominated by the bitter divide within Islam itself.
Let's face it: The Islamic Republic is just too dysfunctional to cut a nuclear deal.
Obama's cabinet had a plan to take down Bashar al-Assad. What went wrong?
As Obama begins his second term, one thing is clear: the administration's Iran policy is failing. What now, Mr. President?
If the United States is serious about negotiating with Iran, it's going to have to start listening to the supreme leader.
No, Mr. President, it's not OK if our allies get nuclear weapons.