Donald Trump's first foreign policy speech was an incoherent mess. Let's start there. He doesn't even care enough to think up his own thoughts.
The Muslim populations most likely to join ISIS are not in the Middle East or Africa. Rates of ISIS recruitment are highest in highly developed western countries, the ones with cultures you might least associate with radical Islam.
The first of 26 graffitis Majd and Abu Malek put up on the walls of Darayya. Darayya 2014-2016. Photo: Darayya Media Center. Darayya is a town in S...
As of late, the only antidote to my entrenched political realism has been the news of amazing individuals volunteering to help refugees in the Greek I...
"Reassuring" Saudi Arabia and other gulf nations about Iran's increasing presence was on the top of Obama's agenda visiting Saudi Arabia.
We have to leave "The Rock." And I don't mean leaving earth, although that might be a solution if it were possible. "The Rock" we have to leave is a metaphorical one, but real none-the-less.
There's a perception amongst some in the outside world that the situation in Syria is better now. It's not. The 'cessation of violence' does not, as some report, equate to a ceasefire. Even in areas that have experienced a respite from the constant thud of mortars, the eerie silence that remains reveals another problem. How do people come back and pick up the pieces?
The story of Beelzebub, initially known as Baal, a pre-biblical god worshipped in the Middle East, furnishes illuminating insights into how gods may r...
International law has decreed that denying civilians access to the basic necessities of life is a war crime. Yet according to experts we spoke with, there is still too little global awareness and action to protect vital water resources in war zones.
Saudi Arabia's king declined to meet President Obama when he arrived at the airport in Riyadh, capital of the oil kingdom. That's good.
I discuss US-Saudi relations as President Barrack Obama visits Riyadh for the GCC summit.
Psychologists are already warning that there is an insufficient number of help centers in Germany to heal the emotional scars of these young people.
One general surgeon explained that he can save a life by cutting off a leg, but with the sadness of knowing the leg could have been saved by a surgeon with different expertise.
In March 2014, President Obama visited the late King Abdullah. At the time, the ailing monarch's health condition was suffering, and the same applied to the otherwise extremely healthy Saudi-U.S. relations.
The United States appears on the cusp of doubling down on military tactics to fight terrorism. That's a bad idea.
As the first Syrian families arrive in the United States from refugee camps in Jordan, it is important to consider public attitudes about this group.