Eerie similarities between the United States’ defeat in Vietnam and early stages of conflict in Iraq and Syria.
A case against a U.S. attack in Syria — and a path forward.
If a black-or-white political culture is grounds for sending in U.S. troops, then few countries require an invasion more urgently than the United States.
What has enabled Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi to weather North Africa's tsunami of popular revolutions?
How does Iran exert its influence in the Middle East?
What can the world learn from the Soviet experience in Afghanistan?
How has the Middle East changed over the last decade — and what does the future hold for the region?
Is an inverted tin cup a more potent trigger for democracy than any airforce?
How have warnings of geopolitical chaos in Iraq proven prescient?