by Ari Phillips Jun 17, 2014
Iraq is experiencing a convulsive upheaval as the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) is clamping down its hold on parts of the country and expanding its territory in others. Billions of barrels of oil are at play.
by Ben Armbruster Apr 20, 2014
"Let's face it," New York Times columnist David Brooks said on Meet the Press, "Obama, whether deservedly or not, does have a -- I'll say it crudely -- but a manhood problem in the Middle East."
by Ben Armbruster Apr 7, 2014
At a recent event in Jerusalem, Israeli experts said that in a comprehensive nuclear deal, Iran would likely retain some uranium enrichment capacity.
by Apr 4, 2014
With Egypt's political transition in turmoil, the U.S. can seize the opportunity for greater ties to Tunisia.
by Mar 28, 2014
A judiciary feeling confident enough to sentence 528 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death isn't indicative of a country transitioning to democracy.
by Carimah Townes Feb 5, 2014
The most extensive report of its kind finds that while progress is being made, the female genital mutilation is still widespread and as harmful as ever.
by Jeff Spross Nov 7, 2013
In taking advantage of renewables, the global poor face the individual equivalent of the initial financing hurdles that often dog larger power plants.
by Christopher Butterfield Sep 23, 2013
An online petition in Saudi Arabia has called for a new day of defiance against the conservative Islamic kingdom's ban on women driving.
by Ben Armbruster Aug 7, 2013
The CIA's outgoing second in command says the threat from Syria is the top security concern for the United States.
by Ben Armbruster Jun 11, 2013