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.
Agents of Influence: The real consequence of Obama’s signature foreign policy initiative is mayhem
Bird-brained conspiracy theories keep a tenacious foothold in the Arab Middle East, where science lags behind the West
Agents of Influence counsels the young emir of the wealthy Arab nation who must decide how to use his powerful TV network
Agents of Influence: With the nation divided, in turmoil, and lacking hope for peaceful prosperity, a Middle East neighbor has reason to fear
Agents of Influence: Assad’s bloody grip on power in Syria shows how hard it is to dislodge a determined despot
How Israel’s annexation* of the contested border region continues to keep the peace
Who inspired the alleged Boston marathon bombers to find meaning in the most violent forms of madness?
Barack Obama and Chuck Hagel look to the 34th president as a foreign-affairs model. But is it a willful misreading?
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