TEL AVIV – The public rift between President Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the Iranian nuclear issue is often described as a personality dispute.
TEL AVIV – Mistrust between the Obama administration and Benjamin Netanyahu has widened even further in recent days because of U.S. suspicion that the Israeli prime minister has authorized leaks of details about the U.S. nuclear talks with Iran.
MOUNT BATMA, Iraq – From the heights here, you have a panoramic view of the strategic territory west of Mosul that Kurdish peshmerga fighters, supported by U.S. warplanes, have won back from the Islamic State over the past month.
MUNICH – Sitting next to Iran’s foreign minister on Sunday as he said that another extension of the nuclear talks isn’t “in the interests of anybody,” it seemed clear that this particular can isn’t going to get kicked down the road much farther.
WASHINGTON – Niccolo Machiavelli, perhaps the shrewdest political philosopher in history, be …
WASHINGTON – Saudi Arabia, which often confounds outsiders with its slow and opaque governance, has moved surprisingly quickly under King Salman
WASHINGTON – What went wrong for the U.S.-backed government in Yemen and what are the consequences for counterterrorism operations there against al-Qaeda’s most dangerous affiliate?
DAVOS, Switzerland – Saudi watchers have been talking about the transition from King Abdullah for a decade, but now that the moment has arrived, its consequences are as hard to predict as ever.
WASHINGTON – What’s the relationship between the Internet and the surge of jihadist violence in Paris and around the world?
WASHINGTON – The recent plunge of oil prices to below $50 a barrel offers the same lessons as previous sharp fluctuations:
WASHINGTON – Watching events unfold in Iraq this year has been like viewing a slow-motion tr …
WASHINGTON – The nadir for President Obama’s foreign policy was probably last April. His Rep …