Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Phyllis Bennis argues that collateral damage from military strikes and corrupt governance are only strengthening the Islamic State
In the post-Cold War era, the right and even some on the left are playing a new game of "Who's your favorite dictator?"
Decades of U.S. support for military action by Iraqi governments increase sectarian divide and causes further devastation in the Middle East.
Bashar al-Assad is not going to age out of office any time soon.
Many suggest two options for U.S. handling of ISIS — go to war or do nothing — the same choice offered by George W. Bush in regards to the Iraq War.
Jeffrey Sterling learned the hard way that the feds will throw the book at anyone who embarrasses them.
The Blackwater case came to a close this week with sentences for four of its former guards. What is the status on measures of accountability for private military contractors today?
Obama's no peace president, but he's won important diplomatic victories. Will they survive the 2016 election?
Hillary Clinton would probably stick with his counterproductive energy policies.
Phyllis Bennis says forces aligned in opposition to the Iran Framework Agreement in the U.S., Israel and Saudi Arabia would rather see war than a deal that brings Iran out of sanctions and back into play as a regional power.