A Middle East Without American Influence?That's the logical outcome of the Obama administration's current policies.
Walid Jumblatt Is No Weather VaneWill the leader of Lebanon's Druze really form an alliance with Hezbollah?
Beirut BlowbackThe presence of U.S. troops in Iraq emboldened the Lebanese opposition. Now Rafik Hariri is dead. What's our next move?
The Language GapWhy Middle Eastern linguists are hard to find, even though the government has been funding the field.
Obama the UnderminerBy addressing the "Muslim world" from Cairo, the president is helping Tehran.
The End of Pax Americana?We're seeing the Palestinianization of Sinai and the Lebanonization of Egypt.
It's an Arab Nationalist ThingOsama's Islamism and Saddam's Baathism are more alike than you think.
Iraq's Perpetual StruggleDoes Washington have the staying power to prove to Iraqis that they can get along?
Sarah Palin’s PAC Is Spending More on Hotels and Travel Than on Republican Candidates SarahPAC, like the former candidate’s TV career, is on the wane.
The “Vocal Fry” Bonus Segment Dana, Julia, Stephen, and Ann discuss women’s voices, vocal fry, and more.
Watch a Side-by-Side Video Comparison of Every Change Made to the Original Star Wars Films
Push It to the Limit The women’s 1,500-meters record just fell after 22 years. What’s the fastest humans can possibly run?