Regions / Middle East & North Africa
For too long Moscow and Washington have tried to out-muscle each other by escalating the Syrian war. Now, for once, they've got a chance to escalate their efforts to end it.
In a world awash with weak states, powerful weapons, and crumbling institutions, conflicts can easily continue for generations — and perhaps never end.
It should come as no surprise that Israel's permanent military occupation has caused Palestinians to respond with individual acts of desperation.
Former CIA counterterrorism officer and whistleblower John Kiriakou told Sputnik that the Syrian ceasefire offers the first substantive step towards a lasting peace and the possibility for a new era of US-Russian cooperation.
The U.S. military apparently thinks Muslim women’s clothing choices — rather than, say, drone strikes — are a driver of terrorism.
How will low oil prices and the inexorable shift to clean energy affect the Middle East, and how should America’s relationship with the region change in response?
A foreign policy framework based on 'No wars for the billionaire class'
As millions in Yemen face severe hunger, the United States continues to provide the Saudi invasion with arms
If Sanders wants political revolution, it doesn't just mean taking our economy back from the billionaires; It means taking our foreign policy back from the carpet bombers.
Clinton favors war and regime change over negotiations and diplomacy, says Phyllis Bennis.