How We Won in Iraq
And why all the hard-won gains of the surge are in grave danger of being lost today.
What the Middle East really thinks about chemical weapons and U.S. intervention in Syria.
The Scientist Under Syria’s Microscope
Meet the neurobiologist-turned-weapons inspector who could stop -- or start -- a wider war.
Syria Is Now Saudi Arabia’s Problem
The battle for a town on the Lebanese border marks the kingdom's first attempt to lead Syria's fractured opposition.
The Jihadist from Phoenix
Eric Harroun claims to have joined up with an al Qaeda-linked group fighting in Syria’s brutal civil war. We tracked him down, but getting the truth was more difficult.
Marching Through the Monarchies
Two years after the Arab Spring awoke demons and democracy in the Middle East, I went to see whether changes had roiled the lands of royals.
Israelis aren't rejecting the peace process this election season. They're acknowledging that a solution is impossible without a credible Palestinian partner.
As winter clutches northern Syria, thousands displaced by the civil war take cold comfort in a temporary tent city.
The Year the Arab Spring Went Bad
Hopes for a democratic Middle East have faltered amid sectarian animosities and ideological divisions. Did it have to be this way?
The Brothers and the Gulf
Why the Muslim Brotherhood has Gulf leaders worried -- now more than ever.
The Rise of Al Qaeda in Syria
The White House wants to marginalize radicals within the anti-Assad insurgency -- but does it have any leverage left with the rebels?
Operation Cast Lead 2.0
Israel and Hamas are battling it out in the Gaza Strip in a conflict no one can win.