America’s leaders, civilian and military, can't stop turning Middle East victories into defeats. So how do we get off this suicidal path?
As Nicolas Maduro begins his second term as president, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appears hell-bent on toppling the Bolivarian regime.
Only by restructuring the entire legal framework for American war-making can we begin to imagine a more humane foreign policy.
Spanish aid group, which made the rescue in waters near Libya, sets off for port at Algeciras after calls to other nations go unanswered.
We revere our troops as warriors. But it's dangerous to believe their mere presence in the Greater Middle East can achieve the miraculous.
This year, 1,095 people have died crossing the Mediterranean from Libya—one death for every 18 arrivals. In June alone, the proportion hit one death for every seven arrivals.
Migrants in distress at sea tell their rescuers that several ships passed them by without offering assistance.
Roughly one in six migrants who set out in traffickers' unseaworthy boats from Libya died in June, a period that corresponds to crackdowns by Italy and Malta against private rescue boats operating in the area.