The Islamic State says that a female American hostage in Syria has been killed during a Jordanian airstrike.
Building stability and prosperity is going to take a lot more work than military strikes.
The Assad regime’s belief that, by hanging tough, it will compel the United States both to accept its terms and make its regional allies follow suit is a high-risk gamble.
Jordan’s revenge marks a major shift in the war against the Islamic State and is likely to change the nature of the actors in the Syrian conflict.
Jordan is currently calling for intensified strikes against the Islamic State in response to the execution of Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh.
The fight against the Islamic State is an ideological battle as much as it is a military one.
Misrata offers reasons for guarded optimism when it comes to Libya’s future as a unified state.
The developing military-backed regime under Abdel Fattah al-Sisi signals the triumph of the Egyptian bureaucracy.
The heavy crackdown in Sinai is being questioned after repeated attacks by armed groups in the peninsula.
From the Islamic State in Iraq to Boko Haram in Nigeria, corruption lies at the root of many of today’s international crises.