Two prominent Libyans familiar with the terrorist group insist it was behind the assault that killed U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens
Switzerland believes its reputation as an independent mountain-fortress and refuge is being eroded by American meddling
The U.S. President’s address to the U.N. General Assembly raised more questions than it answered on the substantial foreign policy challenges in the Middle East
The instinct to protect U.S. spies and diplomats will mean limiting their access to human intelligence throughout the restive Middle East
Tricky relations with an emerging Arab public, Netanyahu’s shaming rhetoric and a growing China-Japan spat. What’s to love about the U.N. for a President whose appointment with his electorate is just weeks away?
Besides growing reservations about the dynamic on the ground in Syria, last week’s killings at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi have raised new questions about Libya as a model for intervention
Russia kicks out USAID; French satirical magazine publishes offensive cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad
The furor over a provocative video has obscured the deep anger at U.S. foreign policy that has long existed in the Middle East.
This week’s U.S. embassy attacks are the product of intense jockeying for power in an Arab political landscape riven with both new and familiar challenges. Here are five key lessons to take away from an ugly week
A mysterious video produced by a group of largely unknown Islamophobes in the U.S. roiled a parallel set of Salafists (orthodox Muslims) in the Middle East and sparked attacks on U.S. diplomatic missions in Egypt, Libya and Yemen
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
The birthplace of the Libyan revolution has become the scene of an American diplomatic tragedy. Who might be behind it?
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.