Neither U.S. Senators nor Trump’s Team Is Lying About Khashoggi’s Killing
But the White House’s spin tactics are not doing it any favors.
Is Yemen’s Torment Finally Ending?
The latest cease-fire raises hopes, but officials fear war could break out again.
Neither Side Gets the Khashoggi Debate Right
The tribalism infecting U.S. domestic politics has unfortunately crept deep into the foreign-policy discourse.
Saudi Arabia Declares War on America’s Muslim Congresswomen
Gulf Arab monarchies are using racism, bigotry, and fake news to denounce Washington's newest history-making politicians.
Are Putin and Mohammed bin Salman Getting Ready for Another High-Five?
This week’s OPEC meeting could cement closer cooperation between Russia and Saudi Arabia.
Trump’s Push to Boost Lethal Drone Exports Reaps Few Rewards
Sources say the U.S. Defense Department is stubbornly resisting the new rules.
U.N. Body Declares Famine Conditions in Parts of Yemen
World Food Program report expected to further erode support in Washington for Saudi bombings in Yemen.
White House Digs Itself in Deeper on Khashoggi
CIA briefing only hardens senators’ view that Mohammed bin Salman was behind the journalist’s killing.
Mohammed bin Salman Is Worse Than a Criminal. He’s a Symbol.
Why is everyone so angry about Saudi Arabia's crown prince? Jamal Khashoggi is only a small part of the story.
Facing Sharp Rebuke on Saudi Ties, U.S. Points to Growing Iran Threat
The administration unveiled new evidence that Iran is supplying weapons to militants across the Middle East.
Senate Advances Resolution to End U.S. Support for Saudi-Led War in Yemen
At stake is which branch of the U.S. government is authorized to wage war.
China Is Violating Uighurs’ Human Rights. The United States Must Act.
Much of the world has turned a blind eye to Beijing’s abuses. Washington cannot remain silent in the face of an elaborate campaign of repression and religious discrimination.
Senate Summons Pompeo and Mattis Over Saudi Arabia
Lawmakers are pushing to overrule the Trump administration and end U.S. involvement in the devastating Yemeni civil war.
Trump Thinks He’s Helping the U.S.-Saudi Relationship. He’s Hurting It.
By avoiding a credible investigation into Jamal Khashoggi’s killing, dismissing CIA findings, and failing to take advantage of his negotiating leverage, the American president has imperiled the future of an important strategic alliance.
What Happened to Trump’s Khashoggi Report?
The president doubles down on his support for the Saudi crown prince without citing further evidence.
‘To Be a Journalist in Turkey Means You’re Ready to Sacrifice Everything’
On the podcast: the price one Turkish newspaper editor is paying for angering President Erdogan.
Trump’s Magical Thinking on Iran Sanctions Won’t Advance U.S. Interests
Far from convincing Tehran to cooperate, new U.S. measures are on track to achieve the exact opposite.
Why American Oil Hasn’t Been a Total Game-Changer
The U.S. is now the world’s top producer, but Saudi Arabia still holds the key to crude prices.
Trump’s One Step Back on Yemen Won’t Satisfy Critics
The U.S. will end refueling support for the Saudi-led coalition in the war.