Nearly a thousand scholars weigh in on Ukraine vs. Russia, trusting Syria, and how the Pentagon manages its money.
Israel's seizure of an Iranian cargo ship carrying weapons this week should be a wake-up call. It's the same, old bad behavior.
The most powerful rebel alliance in Syria -- the Islamic Front -- is on the verge of collapse.
How the Syrian government's use of snipers against its own citizens gives the lie to its talk of fighting terrorism.
Obama is wrestling with Iran, Syria and Israel -- what happened to all the big stuff?
Sometimes, the only news coming off the front lines of Syria's civil war is sent via text message.
While Putin basks in the Olympic glow, Russia obstinately blocks aid to Syrian civilians in desperate need.
The Arab world's most prestigious literary award is thriving; whether anyone's actually reading the shortlisted books is another matter.
What to pack for the Syrian front lines.
'The question is not whether this conference will fail but how it will fail.'
Inside the shadowy $4 million ransom payment to release two kidnapped Europeans in Syria.
It's hard to understand the scale and spread of killing in Syria, until you see this map.
Reuters gave this Syrian kid a camera. Seven months later he was dead.
We must rethink the way we’re dealing with the Syrian refugee crisis -- or risk militants winning hearts and minds.
Meet what might soon be the West's unpredictable new friend in Syria -- the Islamic Front.
The essential books, articles, posts -- and hip hop performances -- of the year.
For human rights advocates, 2013 brought many grim setbacks. Yet there were still some important signs of progress.
The race is on to exploit off-shore energy around Israel, Syria, Lebanon, and Cyprus -- and Moscow is crashing the party.
How can the world be getting so much better when U.S. power is waning?
From 'veto players' to 'emotions,' a state-of-the-art tour of the scholarship on civil wars and insurgencies.
Jihadists as possible forces of peace, Russia as a potential dealmaker, and other conclusions from the inaugural PeaceGame.