The Angela Merkels and Dilma Rousseffs get all the attention. But they're not the only female leaders running the world.
Twelve women challenging their societies to change the status quo.
Al Qaeda itself may be diminished after the death of Osama bin Laden, but its affiliates are still sowing instability around the world.
Turkey can be a democratic model for the Middle East, its president says.
North Korea launches a dud, a fragile cease-fire holds in Syria, and Rick Santorum bows out.
Graphic novelist Guy Delisle explores the City of Gold.
Like the United States, we have our flaws. But to say Israel is undemocratic is just dead wrong.
Cheer up. It's really bad. But all's not lost.
Was Tzipi Livni just too truthful to be an Israeli politician?
The Pope dons a sombrero, French police hunt suspected Islamists, and a Tongan king is laid to rest.
From the Jewish cabal to the Capitol Hill Knesset, the worst leaps of logic when it comes to Israel, U.S. politics, and the Middle East.
By ruling out the possibility of deterring a nuclear Iran, President Obama is needlessly increasing the risks of a ruinous war.
This time, it's not Hamas firing rockets into Israel -- it's Iranian proxies seeking to create havoc.
Israel and China just celebrated 20 years of friendship. But will this new special relationship come to the breaking point over Tehran?
In an age of globalization and revolutionary upheaval, grand impersonal forces might appear to be winning out. But don't discount the human factor.
Why Obama and Netanyahu are having the wrong conversation this week.
The stakes couldn't be higher as Israel's prime minister comes to Washington. But is Obama ready to go all in?
A peek inside the bag Knesset member Michael Ben-Ari schleps to work each day in Jerusalem.
The Middle East's real problem is poverty, not politics, says Israel's president.
The Iranian nuclear threat will challenge Obama and Netanyahu's sometimes-rocky relationship like never before.
Meet Murad Muwafi, the most important man in Egypt you’ve never heard of.
Can the thriving Palestinian economy survive as millions of U.S. aid dollars slow to a trickle?
A series of CIA memos describes how Israeli Mossad agents posed as American spies to recruit members of the terrorist organization Jundallah to fight their covert war against Iran.