Terrorism is nothing new in the Sinai. But it has evolved in a more dangerous direction for Egypt, and President Sisi's tactics don't seem to be working.
The Islamic State's involvement in terror attacks in France, Tunisia, and Kuwait remains unproven. But the group aspires to be a player in global terrorism.
Overlap with such forces shouldn't be a surprise: America's wars in Iraq have required painful compromises all along.
The world hasn't seen a refugee crisis on this scale since 1945. Australia's hard-hearted policy of offshore internment camps is criticized by human rights groups, but popular with voters.
Probably not. But an amicable agreement between the IMF, Germany, Greece and others on handling the country's massive debt is likely to take more time.
The alleged killer of nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston, SC, appears to have been inspired by a website dedicated to framing white Americans as victims of African-Americans.
For neo-Nazis and white supremacists, a Rhodesian flag is more than just decoration.
Michael Oren, a former Israeli ambassador to the US, has launched a broadside against the Obama administration.
The Sunday Times says Edward Snowden's files are in the hands of Russian and Chinese officials. The former NSA contractor's defenders say they couldn't be. Neither side is convincing.
The group's claims that it wouldn't treat religious minorities in Syria savagely if it comes to power aren't holding up in reality.
Gen. Ray Odierno said in an interview aired today that a massive US military effort in Iraq would defeat the Islamic State – and leave them hanging unless Iraqi politicians changed course.
There are troubling signs that training efforts in Iraq haven't been going well. And a lack of US manpower doesn't appear to be the reason.
Egypt's tourism has taken a beating in recent years, and the attack at Luxor's Karnak temple complex, one of its most famous archeological sites, won't help.
After years of revolt and turmoil, Egypt is in a period of historic oppression. And world powers like the United States are pretty much OK with that.
America has been groping for a successful strategy in Iraq for more than a decade, but the realities on the ground keep getting in the way.
The so-called Islamic State may be getting most of the headlines. But there's another rebel group on the move in Syria, one that works with the US-backed Free Syrian Army, that is also cause for concern.
Here are five key takeaways from the allegations that US prosecutors hope will send some of the world's most powerful and wealthy soccer officials to jail.
The nine current and former FIFA officials arrested today could be the tip of the iceberg.
With the fall of Ramadi, the 'new' Iraqi Army continues to crumble. In its place sectarian militias are coming to the fore.