Regions / Middle East & North Africa

House of Cards

In the days and months ahead, the Labor party and the Israeli Left are at what could be an historical crossroad.

How the Democrats Blew It

With the country still mired in recession and polls consistently showing that the Republicans' positions on such basic policy issues as the environment and the economy are decidedly unpopular, this should have been the Democrats' year.

Coming Home

Wars are waged with the bodies of the young, and they always come home.

A War Avoided?

The United Nations Security Council's unanimous passage of an historic resolution gives UN weapons inspectors "unimpeded, unconditional, and unrestricted access" to anyone and anywhere in Iraq that their search for weapons of mass destruction (WMD) might

Losing Focus

A year after the attacks on New York and Washington, U.S. forces have failed to eliminate Al Qaeda's capacity to conduct terrorist operations. While this may be alarming enough, what is truly disturbing is that our failure is not caused by the deviousness