Considering Iran's current nuclear capabilities and their level of uranium refinement, would putting emphasis on intensified multilateral and bilateral talks be an effective approach? Iran's current nuclear status and its shift in the last few months should be examined closely.
There is no denying Tel Aviv is the Middle East's shining beacon of gay acceptance. And while Jordan doesn't exactly wave a rainbow flag to attract gay visitors, it is one of the most friendly to queer travelers in the Muslim world.
It's a question we really need to mull over and not just in the United States but across the globe as we are seeing the failings of parenting all over. As the impact on our children is enormous, I hasten to guess that the implications on our world have yet to be fully realized.
Forty years ago in October the first oil embargo taught the U.S. a lesson -- an economy dependent on a single fuel, oil, for its entire transportation system -- is fatally flawed. Yet this is a lesson we seem resolutely determined to forget.
Iranian leaders reiterated their political position on Syria as a non-negotiable issue, adding that any military strike on the Syrian government would not only lead to a retaliatory attack on Tel Aviv, but would also engulf the entire region.
The health of Arab democracy has been sorely tested after the initial hope and optimism that came at the start of the Arab Spring. Against such a backdrop Amaney Jamal looks to better explain what she terms the 'persistence of authoritarianism' across the region.
It was on August 2, 1990 when the world woke up to the news of Saddam's invasion of neighboring Kuwait, a state tiny in size but rich in oil. Thus, a border dispute festering ever since Kuwait's declaration of independence in 1961 came to a climatic head.
Based on the ideological, career, personal, and political characteristics of Hassan Rouhani, his position towards Tehran's nuclear enrichment does not differ from the position of Iran's Supreme Leader, Revolutonary Guards' high generals, Basij.
Shining a bright light on the global operations of major multinational corporations, including details of the cash they pay to foreign governments, will not end corruption. But, it is a very good start on a long and vital journey.