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This is a tale of two air strikes that went wrong. In one case, an air strike most probably by Saudi aircraft (although Riyadh isn't admitting...

When critics of President Barack Obama’s administration allege that his White House is directly responsible for the spiraling instability overtaking the Middle East, they do...

When Americans heard on Monday that the United States had diverted two capital ships from their stations in the Persian Gulf to new positions off...

Almost a month ago, on March 25, the Saudis launched what they called Operation Decisive Storm to stop the onslaught of the Iranian-backed Houthi militia...

President Obama’s all-out effort to sell his deal with Iran has largely gained a sympathetic hearing in the press. But while Obama is trying to pretend...

News that Iraqi forces have conquered Tikrit should be taken with caution: victory has been claimed before and it has not materialized. And if it...

Yemen is in free-fall. Its former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, was a cynic, and his vice president and post-Arab Spring successor Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi,...

Each week seems to bring a new damning portrait of President Obama’s foreign policy from a different major news outlet. They say essentially the same...

The Middle East is in chaos. And while the sectarian and ideological forces which tear the region apart would exist regardless of U.S. policy, decisions...

It is a danger in all White Houses: the longer an administration stays in office, the more detached it becomes from reality. The Obama administration...

General Lloyd Austin, head of Central Command, provided, in Senate testimony today, some further insight into the thinking behind the U.S. decision to launch air...

"Thanks to sacrifice and service of our brave men and women in uniform, the war in Iraq is over, the war in Afghanistan is winding...