History has the answer for the turbulent Middle East of today.
17 Dec 2013 10:34 GMT
With deep mutual distrust, Obama and Karzai consider their legacies.
25 Nov 2013 13:00 GMT
Attention may now turn from the Arab uprisings to Afghanistan as the US and NATO forces prepare to leave in 2014.
27 Oct 2013 20:01 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, Iran, Ireland
US commando raids in Libya and Somalia show American power, and its limits, where anarchy rules after state destruction.
Deepak Tripathi | 16 Oct 2013 08:57 GMT
Despite Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and Syria, the idea of American exceptionalism remains embedded in the US psyche.
Deepak Tripathi | 18 Sep 2013 10:06 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, China, Egypt
Parliament's rejection of Syria intervention will have important repercussions in Britain as well as abroad.
Deepak Tripathi | 01 Sep 2013 13:06 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Iraq, Ireland, Libya
Excessive ideological zeal, immoderate sincerity and determination to fight to the finish are fuelling Syria's crisis.
Deepak Tripathi | 26 Aug 2013 14:15 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Egypt, France, Iraq
Behind the bloody conflict in Egypt is a state of denial among competing actors of each other's place in society.
Deepak Tripathi | 06 Aug 2013 10:17 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Egypt, Ireland, Pakistan
The military overthrow of President Morsi is not a coup for democracy, but an old remedy that has long failed.
Deepak Tripathi | 23 Jul 2013 14:19 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Egypt, Ireland, United Kingdom
We examine how the country fell into economic crisis and ask why nothing is being done to stop Venezuela's slide.
Business & Economy, Venezuela, Latin America
People and Power investigates the growing global phenomenon of organised begging.
Poverty, Philippines, Sweden
In war-torn Afghanistan it is not the Taliban that poses the greatest threat to women - it is their own families.
Human Rights, Women, Afghanistan
Haunted by his decision not to intervene as civilians were killed, a former UN commander returns to Croatia 20 years on.