Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Putting aside even Iraq's horrifying descent into sectarian violence, the United States did a spectacularly poor job of governing the country.
An Argentinian fatwa, a blustering Saddam Hussein.
President Morsi is caught between the IMF, with its demand for austerity measures, and protestors.
It didn't take long for the world to recognize that the US invasion and occupation of Iraq constituted a "dumb war." But dumb wasn't the half of it.
Emphasis, as always, added.
Former Shin Bet chiefs turned professional killers for peace in this Oscar-nominated documentary.
His dalliances with the likes of Gaddafi and Assad may have soured the Arab public on a figure with whom it was disposed to be sympathetic.
Saudi Arabia is a dubious choice to team with to promote democracy in Syria.
While Abu Ghaith's trial venue provided the major source of debate on his fate in the U.S., foreign policy experts expressed more interest in how he came into U.S. hands.
Israel seems to have fewer and fewer qualms about being branded apartheid.