People living in Gulf countries are breathing some of the most toxic air on earth, but the technology, funding and regulations needed to fight back don't stack up
In Syria, hard evidence no longer drives accountability. The biggest winners? The Assad regime and its allies who cannot be blamed for thinking they're able to get away with anything
The catalysts - and consequences - of the Kurdish referendum are rooted in the creation of region's nation states after World War I. To prevent another conflict, that order must be reconceived
Sixteen years after 9/11, the attacks continue to justify US military destruction from Iraq to Yemen to Pakistan and beyond. Is freedom really winning?
Decision-makers in Tehran may not be strategic masters, but they are masterful at taking advantage of America’s self-inflicted wounds. Nikki Haley's speech at the American Enterprise Institute? Case in point
America's strategy shift in Afghanistan leaves Iran with a good chance to check Pakistan's ambitions in the war at its borders - but it will be an uphill battle
Iran's port at Chabahar will help Tehran balance its relations with India and Pakistan and has the potential to turn the waters north of the Indian Ocean into a maritime 'sphere of influence'
Power will continue to elude Israel's Labor party, unless it plumps for a populist leader
The people of the region will find their voice again once the dust settles from sectarian wars and international interventions
Israel faces an uncomfortable truth: it will have to adapt to a shrinking role in the Middle East