The Godfather’s Guide to the Middle East

Everything you need to know about world turmoil today—from Obama to Assad to ISIS—is in the ethos of the Corleone family

He Tortured for ISIS: So, Why Was He at Large Before the Jewish Museum Massacre?

French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley

Ted Cruz Exposes Christian Bigotry Against Jews In the Middle East

Senator’s parallel between region’s imperiled Christians and Jews draws ire

U.S. Journalist Steven Sotloff Murdered by ISIS

Captors reportedly didn’t know he was Jewish, held dual Israeli citizenship

Obama Confirms ISIS Murder of U.S Journalist

James Foley, kidnapped in Syria in 2012, was killed by jihadist terror group

Eight Questions About the Yazidis

Members of the Kurdish religious sect are under siege in Iraq. Who are they? What do they believe? And what is to be done?

Meet the Kurds, a Historically Oppressed People Who Will Get Their Own State

While Hamas fires rockets, and ISIS beheads unbelievers, the Kurds build the second non-Arab state in the Middle East

How a City in France Became a Mecca for Islamists

A visit to Roubaix, home of alleged Jewish Museum killer Mehdi Nemmouche. Second of a five-part series on anti-Semitism in France.

Dear Mahmoud Abbas: Do You Have a Vision for the Future of Palestine?

A letter to the president of the Palestinian Authority about hope, responsibility, and David Ben-Gurion

Who Is Mehdi Nemmouche, and Why Did He Want To Kill Jews?

In the first of a five-part series on growing anti-Semitism in France, an intimate look at the alleged Brussels Jewish museum shooter

Obama Thinks Iran Can Rescue American Interests in the Middle East: He’s Wrong

The United States sees an ally in a regime that is too predatory—and too weak—to be a reliable foreign-policy partner

Iraqi Insurgents Boast They’re Building an Arab Super-State

They’re hardly the first to try, or make this claim

Cleansing Suggests Iranian Military Program

David Albright: released photos could indicate atomic weapons testing

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