Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Can the Pentagon still realistically maintain its 'no boots on the ground' stance in Iraq given that an American soldier has been killed in action there?
Despite Washington's move toward detente with Iran, other regional conflicts — especially in Israel-Palestine, where an "intifada of knives" is underway — are looking as volatile as ever.
Washington is one of the most active players in Syria's civil war, but it's accepted effectively 0 percent of the conflict's refugees.
The question is not whether the U.S. has influence over Israel, but whether there is enough political will in Washington to inspire change, says Phyllis Bennis
Putin’s attempt at "shock and awe" in Syria has all the hallmarks of failed U.S. interventions of the past
The chain of events set into motion by the U.S. invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq is reaching its logical conclusion — the disintegration of multi-ethnic states and a great expulsion of innocents.
This nation of immigrants should shelter more Syrian refugees.
The U.S. has a moral responsibility to address the Syrian refugee crisis after The Guardian reveals Russia offered to help depose Assad three years ago.
The only people who get hurt if Congress slaps new trade sanctions on Iran are U.S. aviation companies.
Here's how the U.S. can leverage its wealth, safety, and diplomacy to serve the refugees it helped to create.