He must help weak elected leaders amid conflict in all three Islamic nations.
Ahead of January elections, supporters of the Sadr movement cast ballots for individual candidates – rather than parties – for the first time in a primary poll.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said Wednesday he's optimistic that a UN investigator would examine claims that Syria, Iran, and others were interfering in Iraq's affairs.
Israel does have the capability to attack Iran’s nuclear facilities, but such an operation would be very complex and costly, politically.
The US needs to take a holistic regional approach.
Many gay rights activists think Obama isn’t doing enough. But he’s in no rush on same-sex marriage or the military’s ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy.
The Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Barack Obama appears to be an effort to spur on, rather than reward, peacemaking.
An exploration of the life and death of football star and US Army enlistee Pat Tillman.
The military ouster of Honduras's president, Manuel Zelaya, has led to a deep divide between Democrats and Republicans.