The U.S. Is Dealing With a New Saudi Arabia
The days when the U.S. can count on Saudi Arabia to be its eyes and ears in the region are over.
RIP Iranian Nuclear Deal?
The U.S. and Iran have trapped themselves in a diplomatic maze with no exit point.
Russian colonel killed after direct strike on his command post—Reports
Russian Colonel Oleg Pechevisty, 49, was killed "while performing his commanding duty" in Syria last week, government officials said.
The UAE Must Release All Political Prisoners Before Hosting COP28
The leaders of democratic countries who have not wavered in supporting the United Arab Emirates (UAE) would do well to question why the country's best minds continue to languish in prison with no end in sight.
What Can the U.S. Learn From Middle East Diplomacy?
The Middle East is moving on from the United States.
The U.S. Should Support the Syrian Democratic Forces
Resolving the conflict between Washington's most important ally in Syria and NATO "ally" Turkey is a must.
McCarthy to invite Netanyahu to U.S. if Biden doesn't
The House speaker and the White House have been divided on the country's relationship with Israel amid growing tensions.
Military Aid to Israel Offers Valuable Returns
The partnership between the United States and Israel is now being threatened by a few fringe members of Congress calling on President Biden to restrict military aid.
The Solution to Turkey's Geopolitical Dilemma in the East Med? Greece
Wishful thinking or not, diplomacy has prevailed in the East Mediterranean since a devastating earthquake killed more than 50,000 people in Turkey and Syria on Feb. 6.
Is Yemen on the Verge of Peace?
A Saudi-Houthi deal is still up in the air.
A Human Rights Abuser Shouldn't Host COP28
The United Arab Emirates has no moral standing to host global negotiations on the effect of climate change on the human condition when they care so little for either at home.
U.S. Approach to Iran Has Failed To Stop Regime From Targeting Americans
A model for how to deal with the Iranian regime is already in place.
China sends Israel a message after meeting with Arab officials
China made a call for calm between Israel and Palestinians while placing an emphasis on Israel practicing restraint.
Don't Press the Panic Button on Saudi-Chinese Ties
U.S. officials shouldn't brush off the Saudi entreaties to Beijing as nothingburgers.
Saudi Arabia's Most Important Task Is Revitalizing Its National Identity
Since the ascent of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in 2016, the walls separating westerners and Saudis have been coming down.
Israel faces "revolution" as thousands protest regime, urge general strike
After thousands of people poured onto the streets protesting judicial overhaul plans on Sunday, workers across Israel's economy are staging walk-outs on Monday.
How J Street Turned Democrats Against Israel
1Support for Israel in Congress has been universal until very recently.
Could the Deal Between Iran and Saudi Arabia Be Good for Israel?
For the foreseeable future, China's role in the Middle East in general—and this agreement in particular—will bring stability to several of the region's most volatile and sensitive arenas.
Achieving a New Asia Pivot, in the Middle East
The intersection of several factors has created an unprecedented opportunity for Japan to assume a leadership role in the Middle East.
China is uniting Middle East—that's bad news for U.S.
Saudi Arabia turned to Beijing rather than Washington to ease tensions with its regional rival Iran.
China Is Pushing the U.S. Out of the Middle East
Riyadh is hoping to obtain from the United States security guarantees and assistance developing a civilian nuclear-energy program.
Iraq veterans: 20 years on
Veterans told Newsweek that a sense of duty and protectiveness spurred them to fight in Iraq since the start of the war 20 years ago.
Assad—From Regional Pariah to Regional Participant
Arab-majority countries, including America's partners, aren't waiting for the U.S. to resume normal diplomatic relations with Syria. And they don't seem to care much about Washington's disapproval.
The West Must Respond to China's Leadership in Broadband
China has taken a lead in digital technology, namely the application of broadband and AI to manufacturing, logistics, and services.
Strengthening Israel's Security for All
Many abroad don't understand how far Israelis' personal security situation has deteriorated in recent years.
A Constitution Would Solve Israel's Government Crisis
Israel is in the midst of the most serious government crisis in its history. President Isaac Herzog said it is "on the brink of constitutional collapse."
Biden's Rebuff of the Saudis Undermined Peace
The Saudis, like the rest of the Middle East, know the United States is no longer the "strong horse."
Help Save Earthquake Victims in Turkey and Syria
We must keep supplies moving to the region to save lives.
The Israeli Left Begs the World To Protect Its Power
Over the past 46 years, the Israeli Left has held power for a total of just under 13 years.
The New Face of Democratic Struggle
The struggle for democracy in Iran may take years, even decades.