What the 13,000-year-old graves of Jebel Sahaba are telling us is that civilization was not the problem—and perhaps also that we are not doomed to perpetual war.
US intelligence agencies are completely out of control, writes Gwynne Dyer.
How many dead Palestinians will satisfy both Netanyahu’s need to look tough and Hamas’s need to rebuild popular support?
There is room for a deal between Beijing and Hong Kong, if everybody stays calm.
Just over a month after the army overthrew the PM and took control, where are the expected mass anti-coup rallies?
Maybe not, but only actual allies can count on the United States showing up now when it’s needed.
With the large but demoralized Iraqi army in tatters, the regional government's army is the only military force left in Iraq to counter invading Sunni militants. But the Kurds will want something in return for the help.