The Eastern Mediterranean energy patch is hot — unfortunately, in more ways than one.
There’s a very familiar method to the administration’s apparent regional madness.
Opponents of the nuclear agreement have distorted the debate over U.S. policy in the Middle East.
Supporters and detractors alike should see an opportunity in Trump's threats to the accord.
The U.S. government must answer tough questions about its efforts to stop the group’s drug trafficking activities.
Tehran is building up Hezbollah as leverage against an attack by Israel.
And there’s no indication that, despite Mohammed bin Salman’s bold moves, Saudi Arabia stands a chance of turning the tide.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has put the Middle East on a collision course. And the White House will own the consequences.
Policymakers must articulate the “why” informing a strategy and periodically revaluate whether it is achievable and what ought to come next.
The DEA says Captagon production is shifting back to Europe. Experts are doubtful.
In a series of dramatic moves, Mohammed bin Salman aimed to cement his hold on power at home and raise pressure on Iran abroad.
Conversations with Israelis these days tend to end up in one place: casus belli.
Donald Trump is right to put Tehran on notice. But the nuclear deal is just the tip of the iceberg.