The Growing Iran-Turkey Rivalry

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The vacuum left by America’s withdrawal from Iraq brings out an old power struggle.

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Wave of Attacks Hasten Fracture of Iraq

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Violence ahead of key summit indicates slow spiral back into the abyss of sectarian violence.

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Al-Qaeda Throws Lot in with Syrian Rebels

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Conflict pits the Assad regime, Iran and Hezbollah against the Muslim Brotherhood, Al-Qaeda and Arab states.

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Who Are the ‘Syrian People’?

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Clinton again leads the international community in helping a Muslim Brotherhood-led movement gain power.

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War in the Gulf

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The Iran-Iraq-Syria trinity has become every Sunni Arab prince’s worst nightmare.

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The Changing Face of Al Qaeda

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In a new era of terrorism, divided enemies merge.

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Cracks in the Islamist Bloc

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Iran & Syria vs. the Muslim Brotherhood.

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Iraq Under Siege

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Bomb attacks rock Baghdad.

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Iraq Teeters

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While Obama’s retreat is completed.

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A New Phase in Afghanistan?

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Surprising sectarian violence rocks the country — did Pakistan play a role?

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