• Trump-Saudi 2017-05-24 10:24

    By Alex Ward

    What America’s new arms deal with Saudi Arabia says about the Trump administration

    President Trump has just announced the sale of a whopping $110 billion to Saudi Arabia which includes “tanks and helicopters for border security, ships for coastal security, intelligence-gathering aircraft, a missile-defense radar system, and cybersecurity tools,” reports ABC News. It forms part of a 10-year, $350 billion agreement in a “strategic vision” between the two countries, reports the Washington Post.

  • refugees 2017-05-10 03:03

    How the Trump administration has quietly stalled refugee resettlements

    In the first few days of the Trump administration, the Department of Homeland Security stopped sending investigators overseas to interview refugees seeking asylum in the United States.

  • Raisi stands out as principlists’ leading presidential candidate 2017-05-03 09:39

    People removed shadow of war: Raisi

    TEHRAN – Presidential contender Ebrahim Raisi has reiterated the Supreme Leader’s words, saying it was the people who removed “the shadow of war” from Iran.

  • Trump 2017-05-03 03:11

    By Arthur J. Magida

    Former presidents should lead the criticism of Trump

    America prides itself on peaceful transitions from one president to the other. No coups. No backstabbing. No backward glances at what might have been.

  • North Korea 2017-04-30 04:11

    By Antoun Issa

    Australia wants to avoid a Korean war at all costs

    A conflict could involve North’s neighbors – South Korea, China and Japan – which along with the U.S. are Australia’s top four trade partners

  • Charles de Gaulle 2017-04-29 10:15

    By Alan Philps

    Has France outlived the traditional role of its president?

    When Charles de Gaulle created the role of president of France almost 60 years ago, the job description was not like other heads of state.

  • Khalid bin salman 2017-04-29 10:14

    By Bruce Riedel

    Will Riyadh’s new DC ambassador draw U.S. deeper into Yemen war?

    Saudi Arabia is pressing the Trump administration to become more involved in supporting its war in Yemen.

  • libya 2017-04-28 05:30

    By Mustafa Fetouri

    Why a napkin is not the answer to the Libyan crisis

    According to a recent report in a British newspaper, the Trump administration is considering a plan to partition Libya to bring about peace and a new political settlement.

  • Trump 2017-04-19 09:56

    He’s growing in office, but he must be wary of outgrowing what got him here

    The war for Trump’s ear

    There’s an ominous rumble of war in Korea, there’s always an ominous rumble of war in the Middle East, but in Washington we’ve already got the real thing. The combatants are taking no prisoners and the rules of the Geneva Convention do not apply.

  • Trump 2017-04-18 04:44

    Trump’s loose talk on North Korea

    As a candidate, Donald Trump seemed to pay no more attention to North Korea’s accelerating nuclear weapons program, which his predecessor has warned is America’s most urgent threat, than he did to other complex foreign policy issues.

  • Libya 2017-04-16 08:45

    Another degree of suffering in Libya

    Libya has become a vortex of human suffering, sucking in thousands of desperate migrants.

  • Trump 2017-04-10 16:40

    By Masood Akhtar

    Low approval will drive Trump to resign before impeaching

    Based on what I have seen so far, I don’t see how Trump would make it through a full-term. People of his own party disagree with him on a number of issues already.  During his campaign he waged war against the establishment, and now the establishment is waging war against him. Some of them are speaking out publicly, whereas others acknowledge their disagreement privately.  

  • U.S. - China 2017-04-09 05:29

    By Emily Rauhala

    Syria strike adds awkward twist to high-stakes China-U.S. summit

    The Donald Trump-Xi Jinping summit was off to a good start: Xi nailed the handshake.

  • world war i 2017-04-06 04:02

    By Richard W. Rahn

    Thoughtless actions that provoke terrible consequences

    April 6 marks the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into World War I — a war that claimed the lives of about 38 million people.

  • Central African Republic 2017-04-03 08:31

    For one war-wracked nation, a path to happiness

    One of the world’s most fragile countries is also its least happy. According to a new United Nations report, the Central African Republic (CAR) ranks last among 155 nations surveyed for “happiness,” even below Syria. (Norway tops the rankings.) Is there a way to help this landlocked country of 4.6 million people feel more joy and hope?

  • Syria 2017-03-15 09:25

    Trauma of children in Syria’s war

    When adults go to war, it is the children who suffer the most.

  • land mine 2017-02-21 09:43

    Boy injured in landmine explosion in Iran

    TEHRAN – A youngster has been severely injured in a landmine explosion in the southwestern Iranian province of Khuzestan, ISNA news agency reported on Monday.

  • Fareed Zakaria 2017-02-01 04:13

    By Fareed Zakaria

    Trump to reverse 70 years of U.S. foreign policy

    In his first days in office, Donald Trump has begun to reverse the domestic policies of the previous eight years.

  • Canada 2017-02-01 02:25

    By Jillian Kestler-D’Amours

    Canada must match words with actions

    Justin Trudeau broke several hours of silence following American President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, taking to Twitter on Saturday afternoon to reaffirm Canada’s commitment to welcoming refugees and asylum seekers.

  • Mikhail Gorbachev 2017-01-28 02:54

    By Mikhail Gorbachev Mikhail Gorbachev was the president of the Soviet Union

    'It all looks as if the world is preparing for war'

    The world today is overwhelmed with problems. Policymakers seem to be confused and at a loss.

  • Iraq 2017-01-26 14:37

    By Margaret Hartmann

    U.S. should have stolen Iraq’s oil

    Trump Says U.S. should have stolen Iraq’s oil, and ‘maybe we’ll have another chance’.

  • yemen 2017-01-25 03:24

    by Julian Pecquet

    Democrats urged Obama to cease Yemen war role before Trump took over

    Twenty-five House Democrats unsuccessfully wrote to President Barack Obama earlier this month to urge him to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen before Donald Trump took over.

  • Trump 2017-01-23 11:52

    By Colbert I. King

    President Trump at the CIA was appalling

    As a State Department special agent assigned to the U.S. Embassy in West Germany during the Cold War, as one of three regional security officers responsible for personnel and physical security of U.S. diplomatic missions in West Germany, and West Berlin, I had the privilege of working closely with American intelligence services on critical and extremely sensitive issues.

  • Trump's inaugration 2017-01-22 14:01

    Donald Trump’s inauguration: A declaration of political war

    The presidential handover observed all the usual civilities, but the tone of Trump’s speech marked a frightening change in America.

  • Kofi Annan 2017-01-05 17:42

    By Kofi Annan

    Kofi Annan: Leaders must answer the tough questions in 2017

    Leaders need to eschew walls and fences and take an ethical approach to refugees.

  • Boko Haram 2016-12-13 09:43

    A counternarrative for Boko Haram’s victims

    As Nigeria pushes back the violent terrorist group, the millions of victims of that war are in desperate need. Yet one need – resiliency – is being mirrored back to them by one woman’s images of hope.

  • هارون یحیی 2016-10-16 11:16

    Harun Yahya

    War is never justified

    The 20th century witnessed the world’s two biggest wars, as well as hundreds of bloody regional wars, military operations, conflicts, riots and civil wars. In the 55 years following WWII, some 200 wars took place.

  • 02sp1 yemen 400.jpg 2016-10-09 16:07

    Iran: Saudi rulers must be taken to court for war crime in Yemen

    Iran’s security chief says United States is an accomplice by arming Saudis