Obama's drones and detention speech was a step forward for how the U.S. thinks about its national security.
The troubled state seems to be sliding toward renewed internal conflict.
Salam Fayyad worked hard to build a Palestinian state. But could he ever have succeeded?
Are smoke-filled rooms really so bad?
We need to stop seeing Islamists vs. secularists as the only dimension of Egypt's debate.
The new Israeli security barrier in the Golan Heights threatens to deepen a claim to territory gained by force.
Sometimes America can't fix everything.
Widening criticism of Susan Rice's work outside government highlights the problems of Washington's public sector-private sector revolving door.