An interview with the exiled Bahraini activist, who recently visited the restive island nation for the first time in two years.
The West Bank's first Palestinian-designed planned city offers a window into the promises and perils of the current situation in the Middle East. But will it be a novelty, or a game-changer?
It will take more than two months without rocket fire for this Israeli border town to return to normalcy.
A new report suggests that the tight relationship between the Iranian and Sudanese militaries has consequences far beyond the Sudan's borders.
Before the Notre Dame Heisman-finalist and Lennay Kekua, there was Ms. Krabappel and Woodrow.
The White House Death Star petition was a joke, but the prospect of war in outer space is anything but.
The founder of the Millenium Villages Project espouses a geographically deterministic view of African conflict.
The hidden pitfalls of Eric Schmidt's trip to North Korea
A new report revises the civil war's casualty count upward by tens of thousands -- but even that might be too low.
Some appropriately less-than-confident conjecture about what the new year might have in store
Eritrean information minister Ali Abdu, who is rumored to have defected this past week, helped build arguably the strictest system of media control in the entire world.
A new Human Rights Watch report offers a rare glimpse into one of the least-accessible conflict zones on earth.
The White House's "red line" rhetoric on Syria's unconventional arsenal tiptoes around battlefield ethics.
The year in review
The potential next secretary of state was involved in affecting a major shift in the U.S approach toward Africa. But what it a positive one?
Goma is returning to normal, but the region's broader crisis isn't abating -- and might only get worse.
For years, Hamas had been cooperating with Iran and Syria to improve its ability to strike deep inside Israel.
Rwanda will join the UN Security Council at a time when regional stability is deteriorating -- and the actions of the country's government are being called into question.
As the former CIA chief and military leader's official career ends, the grappling with his formidable legacy -- and what it might mean for future U.S. policy -- can begin.
For the first time in 20 years, air raid sirens sound in Israel's largest metro area.