While Cheney deemed Pelosi’s Syria trip to be “bad behavior,” she was actually following a practice prudently exercised by previous presidents, often bringing good results.
U.S. policies of divide and rule in the Middle East, explains FPIF columnist Conn Hallinan, are now exploding in our faces.
While the U.S. debates whether a civil war is raging in Iraq, the UN estimates that 2.6 million Iraqis have fled violence in their country causing a humanitarian crisis of epic proportions.
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The new Congress faces a stark choice: war with Iran or a regional peace deal involving Israel, Palestine, Iraq, and Syria.
The Bush administration’s attempt to impose a new order on the Middle East more compatible with perceived U.S. strategic interests gets another setback.
Barred from entering the U.S., Arar delivered his acceptance speech for the Letelier-Moffitt International Human Rights Award in a videotaped speech.
At the UN, George W. Bush praised democracy and diplomacy in the Middle East. Stephen Zunes gives you the real story.
With a shaky UN-brokered ceasefire in place, Syrians still grapple with the persistent insecurity facing their country’s war-weary borders and the growing refugee problem.
The war in Lebanon was only the latest mirage to transfix the Middle East. To avoid catastrophe, the United States must dispense with the illusions that helped propel that war.
All sides have claimed victory in the Lebanon conflict. They’re all wrong.
Crippling Hezbollah was only the first stage in a U.S.-Israeli plan to remake the Middle East.
Sounding a similar note, the neocons push for war again.