Middle East

Jon Queally, staff writer
As international efforts to forge a diplomatic solution to the humanitarian crisis in Syria continue, worry among foreign policy experts is intensifying as a troubling (and bipartisan) call for U.S. military action grows. Following the collapse of a U.S.-Russia ceasefire agreement in late September, Monday’s vice-presidential debate saw both...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
U.S. Marines in the middle of a sand storm during patrol in Bakwa, Farah province, Afghanistan, May 3, 2009. (Photo: Lance Cpl. Brian D. Jones/ DVIDSHUB/cc/flickr)
Marking 15 years since the U.S. military invaded Afghanistan on Friday, critics...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Amid collapsed diplomatic efforts over Syria and increasing tensions with the...