Tehran's master of clandestine operations, Qassem Suleimani, could hold the key to Iraq's future—if he were not so busy back in Iran.
The Iraq Inquiry, Britain's blue-ribbon panel to investigate that country's road to war, may be the closest the West gets to a public accounting.
The conviction of arms dealers and former top government officials in France could help to shed light on Dick Cheney's Halliburton years.
New studies of suicide bombers say that most have three important qualities in common: testosterone, a narrative fantasy, and a desire to make theater.
Caught in Iran's political maelstrom, forced to "confess" at the show trial in Tehran, will Newsweek's Maziar Bahari be free in time to see the birth of his first child?
Will the final American pullout from Iraq be a parade, a retreat, or a rout?
"They are not going to answer your greeting," begins a poem that Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, knows well, and loved once. "Nobody is going to raise his head to answer a question or to see a friend." The verse was written in the time of the shah, in the 1950s, when Khamenei was a young, idealistic Shia cleric who shared with its hard-drinking author a sense of claustrophobic alienation and deep frustration. "Winter," by Mehdi Akhavan Sales, is about as vivid a metaphor for...
What Ahmadinejad's win means for Iran, Israel and the United States.