Regions / Middle East & North Africa
The Islamic State's latest atrocities are a calculated effort to bring the war in Syria home to the countries participating in it.
French fighter jets joined coalition strikes against ISIS for the third time in two days, but some in Washington want to see troops on the ground.
The years after 9/11 are a powerful reminder that an ‘all-out war’ on terror only creates more terrorism.
Syrians are paying the price for the regional and global proxy fights taking place alongside the civil war there.
Netanyahu requests a $2 billion increase in military aid on top of the more than $3 billion worth of weaponry that U.S. taxpayers provide to Israel each year.
The U.S. deployment of a team of special operations forces to Syria comes after the first U.S. combat casualty in Iraq in four years.
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