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
Once above the fray, the military is now the target of criticism in Egypt. But SCAF seems to know how to talk to Washington
On Wednesday morning, Jodi Seth, the communications director for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee was swamped with calls on a subject she knew little about: Chinese “princelings,” or the children and grandchildren of …
You know things are bad when Russia won’t return Hillary Clinton’s calls.
For more than two days now, Clinton has been waiting for Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to call her back to discuss a pending United Nations Security Council resolution on Syria. Lavrov is traveling in Australia, prompting some members of the U.S. …