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  • by Beyond Today Editor
Despite daily U.S. and allied forces’ airstrikes, the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) continues to seek the destruction of the Syrian state and the entirety of the current Middle East order. The focus on media attention is on ISIS’ military campaigns and the intense violence that is their calling card.
  • by Darris McNeely
On June 28 at 10:26 a.m. local time in Baghdad, American proconsul Paul Bremer turned control of Iraq over to a new Iraqi government headed for now by Iyad Allawi.
  • by Melvin Rhodes
President George W. Bush recently declared America's commitment to democracy in the Middle East. But democracy in this and other regions of the world has not had much success. There are good reasons for this failure.
  • by Robin Webber
Allow me to leave the realm of geo-politics and the sands of the Middle East and go to a little meddlin' by simply asking, "how's your surge going?"