No major breakthroughs are expected, but a friendly summit would be an achievement
When U.S. President Barack Obama was candidate Obama back in 2008, he asked to give a speech in front of the iconic Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. It’s a site not just rich in meaning as the former dividing line between East and West Berlin but also in American history: It’s where Ronald Reagan challenged Mikhail Gorbachev to “tear …
In the Internet age, the war fought online is often as furious — if not as deadly — as the war fought on the ground. As Egypt‘s political crisis deepens, the social-media battle is one the Egyptian military, which ousted the democratically elected Islamist President Mohamed Morsi on July 3, has thus far been losing.
The generals …
Kurdistan in northern Iraq — an autonomous region that retains a considerable amount of political freedom from Baghdad — is by far the safest and most accessible area of Iraq to visit
The world has made a path to Iraqi’s autonomous Kurdish region because of oil. Will Iraqi Kurdistan now be able to do what was once impossible: give the perpetually stateless Kurds a country of their own?
A visit to Kirkuk and the face-off between the Baghdad government and the autonomous Kurdish region in the northern part of Iraq
There are those who believe Mohamed Morsi will be an enforcer of the Muslim Brotherhood’s strict doctrines. And those who feel he is a moderating force
Courageous and optimistic, he knew the country he was assigned to like no other diplomat. His tragic death leaves an enormous hole in the American foreign service—and in Washington’s fitful dealings with the Arab world
Outrage was the Obama Administration’s first reaction, Wednesday morning, to attacks on U.S. diplomatic posts in Egypt and Libya — where four Americans were killed, including U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy took Iran to task on Thursday for its role in the Syrian crisis
As Iran lays out the red carpet for dozens of world leaders at the NAM summit, the foreign-press pack has been starved of real news
At Iran’s big diplomatic Non-Aligned Movement extravaganza, Ali Akbar Salehi takes questions about sanctions, nuclear development, Syria, Hamas and himself