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This Incredible Interactive Map Explains Who Hates Who In The Middle East

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 10.30.2014 | World

Trying to understand the complexities of Middle East politics can seem like an impenetrable task and the tangled and changing relations between govern...

The United States Must Advance a Mideast Policy Based on Collaboration

Jane Harman | Posted 09.10.2014 | World
Jane Harman

Day by day, with chaos blossoming, it becomes clearer that if we do have a strategic narrative for the Middle East, we certainly have not articulated it effectively. In marketing terms, we are not making the sale.

Why America Should Let Iraq Resolve its Own Crisis

Graham E. Fuller | Posted 08.16.2014 | World
Graham E. Fuller

The U.S. already destroyed the political, economic and social infrastructure of Iraq, turning it into an anarchic free-for-all of every clan for itself. We in the West try to deny the ugly consequences of our own actions by shrugging our shoulders and noting that Iraqis are, after all, "eternally tribal." But who do you turn to when the proverbial excrement--the destruction of your country--hits the fan? Most people revert to their core social identities--their clans, tribes, sectarian or regional groups--the only ones that can provide security against anarchy and enemies.

Fox News Hosts Really Want The US To Attack Iraq

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.12.2014 | Media

With militants capturing much of Iraq in a violent sweep through the country, calls are increasing on American news networks—and especially on Fox N...