Regions / Middle East & North Africa
From Athens to Tehran, powerful countries make the rules and break the rules. Everyone else just squeezes the best deal they can — for now, anyway.
The Iran deal could trigger an end to restrictions on U.S. crude oil exports.
The Iran deal is "largely a win for those opposed to militarization," says Phyllis Bennis
The nuclear deal with Iran, like Nixon's opening to China in 1972, has the potential to be a geopolitical game changer — if it can get through Congress first.
Phyllis Bennis discusses the Iranian nuclear agreement as a beginning, not an end, for relations between the U.S. and Iran
After more than a year of negotiations, a U.S.-backed nuclear deal with Iran has been struck.
Besieged territory struggles to recover from last year's attacks, despite pledges of aid.
How a semantic argument over passports prompted a debate over who gets to shape U.S. foreign policy toward Israel-Palestine.
If we continue to think about the Islamic State as a force to be fought on the battlefield, its second year will be worse than its first.
While Israelis water their lawns and swim in Olympic-sized pools, Palestinians a few kilometers away are literally dying of thirst.