Tiny Jordan's spies have helped the United States hunt down some of its most dangerous enemies. Now Obama is hoping those spooks can beat the Islamic State.
With the latest accord to sell natural gas to Jordan, Israel is slowly but surely becoming a linchpin of the region's energy supplies.
If ISIS attacks Jordan, neither the United States nor Israel will be able to stay out of the fray.
Why the new United Nations human rights advocate is the wrong man for the job.
The peace process has failed again, and it's time for Israel's neighbors to shoulder the burden of dealing with the Palestinians.
Meet the Jordanian cleric who's sending young men to fight and die in Syria's civil war.
Eastern Europe's lesson for the countries of the Arab Spring: economic reform is best served quickly.
Enough compromise. Jordanians are tired of being the good kids on the block.
Female soccer players are rewriting the rules for women's sports in the Middle East.
Life is hard for the millions of Syrians fleeing war. But it's a bit easier at the gleaming Emirati-funded refugee camp in Jordan.
As Syria implodes, the United States and its allies need to help Jordan help itself.
Sure, the Middle Kingdom is becoming a superpower, but it's always going to be No. 2.
Two years after the Arab Spring awoke demons and democracy in the Middle East, I went to see whether changes had roiled the lands of royals.
Gaza's radiating instability proves once again that Palestine is at the center of the region's problems.
Islamist political parties aren't succeeding in the Middle East because they stand for Islam. It's because they have a well-established political brand.
The spirit of rebellion continues to simmer in the Middle East and North Africa. But you won’t see much about it in the headlines.
Why the Muslim world hasn't warmed toward America over the past four years.
Is anyone prepared for the unintended consequences of the war for Syria?
Cutting Iran's link to the Mediterranean Sea is a strategic prize worth the risk.
What would happen if you took Mitt Romney's foreign-policy promises extremely literally?
Syrians fleeing the violence have been left stranded in the no-man's land of refugee camps.
What the naysayers got right about the Arab Spring.
How a couple of cows explain a changing region: equal opportunity offender edition.
The Arab world that Barack Obama addressed in his famous speech two years ago is history. It's time for him to speak to the new one.