The illusion of a stable Europe died yesterday with the murdered passengers of MH17.
Five observations about the Gaza conflict, including praise for an ex-president's insight into the particular nature of Hamas' evil
The numbers used to frame yesterday's invasion of Gaza
"They shouldn't be [expletive] flying. There's a war going on."
What the crash of the Malaysia Airlines jet says about the military role of non-state actors
The U.S. government did its best to keep civilian airliners away from the region.
Is patriotic storytelling really the solution to America's international relations problem?
"I found it very troubling that you sought to create a perception of parity between my experience and perspective and the death of Palestinian innocent civilians." More from the American rabbi in Jerusalem.
"I am very grateful for the Israeli 'know how' that created it, the effective AIPAC lobbying that ensured its funding, and the Congressional and Presidential support that made it available to the citizens of Israel." So writes an American rabbi from a bomb shelter in Jerusalem.
Elhanan's story is, in many ways, the story of Zionism.
The Syrian leader has become a de facto U.S. ally. How’d he do it?
Decades of lax policies have produced the latest wave of Central American migrants.
When the fighting is over in Gaza, one of these stories is going to look strange.
The hometowns of national leaders shine brighter, particularly in poor countries.
When war zones become travel destinations
The Russian leader is reaching out to his foes with one hand, and striking them with the other.
Shortly after posting on a social network, Artur Gasparyan found himself risking his life for Russia.
Rand Paul and Rick Perry each claim to be the Gipper’s heir in the Middle East. Who's right?
The Israeli prime minister argues against Palestinian sovereignty, citing regional chaos. But holding the West Bank forever is no solution.
The former veep's record is marked by false claims, erroneous predictions, and catastrophic results. Now he's urging more wars. Has his audience learned its lesson?