Apr 18, 2014
The newly appointed defense minister of Moldova — the charming but intermittently hapless ex-Soviet Republic stuck between Ukraine and Romania — is a sturdy-looking ex-prison official named Valeriu Troenco.
Apr 15, 2014
On a drive across Cuba a few weeks ago, my family and I decided to make a quick detour to the Bay of Pigs. It was hot, and the beach at Playa Giron — where 53 years ago a tragicomic CIA-sponsored invasion force stormed ashore — seemed like a good place for lunch.
Apr 15, 2014
Kerry, Obama, and their negotiators believe that Netanyahu will move to the big cross: Endangering his right-wing coalition in order to advance to final-status negotiations with the Palestinians.
Apr 4, 2014
Well, God bless John Kerry for trying. It appears as if the latest attempt by the U.S. to make the Palestinians and Israelis embrace reason is failing.
Apr 1, 2014
The cause of Middle East peace will not be advanced by the release of a hapless spy.
Mar 20, 2014
Scott Gilbert has been working pro bono for several years to help free Alan Gross jailed in Cuba.
Mar 17, 2014
Qatar is a consistently bad actor — both in the Persian Gulf and beyond.
Mar 13, 2014
After a few encouraging signals, the Qataris have returned to form, and even expanded their portfolio of meddling in regional uprisings, providing support to Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels.