What lies beneath seven years of Israeli rhetoric about Iran?
Agents of Influence: Obama and his advisers, now seeking to shape his legacy, say they are proud they ditched the ‘Washington playbook’ and decided to stay out of the Sunni-Shia conflict in the Middle East. Only they didn’t. They intervened on behalf of Iran.
Our troops in Syria are hostages to Obama’s deal with Iran, which mandates a state of perpetual war between America and the region’s Sunni majority. Donald Trump wants to withdraw from both.
A letter from a survivor of Assad’s chemical attacks about his encounter with Obama’s chief diplomat at the United Nations
Trump’s envoy tries to make a distinction between Hezbollah and Lebanon’s government where there is none
News of the News: Why the timeline of the scandalous report that fuels Russiagate matters
Why the United States’ inexplicable abandonment of the Kurdish people is ‘the geopolitical equivalent of a stock-market crash’
‘We should not have abandoned Kurdistan, the only real pole of stability in the region’
‘Afghanistan is the swamp and Trump now owns it’
Successive two-term administrations made a mess of the Middle East. Who will clean up?