What’s the logic behind Iran’s alleged plot to commit terrorist attacks inside the United States?
The Justice Department claims to have disrupted a major Iranian-backed terrorist attack in the United States.
We may have entered a new and dangerous phase of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
President Obama explained his position on the Palestinian statehood resolution today, but one wonders if anyone listened.
Rick Perry’s speech criticizing the President’s policies in the Middle East raised more questions than it answered.
Foolishly, the Palestinians are going forward with their effort to get Palestinian statehood recognized by the United Nations.
Steve Benen has coined the phrase “Thank America Last” to describe those avoiding praise of President Obama for success in Libya.
After months of fits and starts, it appears anti-Gaddafi forces are on the verge of victory.
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta gave the strongest signal ever that there will be some U.S. military presence in Iraq after December 31st.
The U.S. and its allies are calling on Bashar Assad to step down, but there’s little we can do when he says no.
Iraq has become so dependent on Iran for its survival that it is endorsing the brutal tactics of Bashar Assad.
International options with respect to Syria are limited and likely to have little impact on the governments treatment of civilians.
The world is starting to denounce the crackdown in Syria, but the reaction seems unlikely to go much beyond strongly worded statements.
The Supreme Court is being asked to decided if Congress can overrule a foreign policy position the U.S. has held since 1948.
The selective application of international law is here to stay.
The War Powers Act’s 90 day limit is in sight. Will Congress force the president’s hand?
The United States is pressuring the Netanyahu government to move off its hard line.
It appears that the Syrian military is starting to fracture. Exactly how widespread this is remains to be seen.
American drone strikes in Yemen are intensifying. Is this a new war. or just the same one we’ve been fighting since October 2001?