A bombing targeting a Damascus mosque killed Sheikh Mohammad Said Ramadan al-Buti, a critical source of Sunni support for the Assad regime amid the Sunni-led uprising.
US Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford laid out to Congress the Obama administration's efforts to help some Syrian rebels, and undermine jihadi rebels like Jahbat al-Nusra.
The speed with which some US politicians and reporters are buying in to claims of chemical weapons attacks in Syria is a reminder to take a hard look at intelligence claims before rushing into another war.
A different time.
The day President Obama held a press conference with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Gaza fired two rockets into southern Israel, starkly illustrating Palestinians' internal divides.
Computer networks at major South Korean banks and top TV broadcasters crashed en masse Wednesday, paralyzing bank machines across the country. Immediate suspicion fell on North Korea.
Ahmed Chalabi poured sweet words into the ears of powerful Washington insiders for years. For some reason, they thought it was a good idea to believe him.
A series of bombs targeted Shiite citizens and soldiers, a reminder that the sectarian wounds of the Iraq war remain open and dangerous, ten years after the US invasion.
The New York Times columnist broke down what the Iraq was really about for Charlie Rose on May 29, 2003.
Even if Saddam Hussein had retained WMDs, so what?
Those claims that Saddam Hussein was a special 'evil' weren't arguments for war, but were good reason to be skeptical about the quality of thought behind the case being made for war.
China criticizes US plans to bolster missile defenses in response to provocations by North Korea, saying they would only intensify antagonism.
Still with some relevance today.
The Muslim Brotherhood of Egypt has teamed up with Iran, Russia, and the Vatican to oppose a UN draft proposal on reducing violence against women on moral grounds.
France is pushing hard, it seems, for Western powers to arm Syria's rebellion. If they get their way, they'll be joining an already crowded playing field.
In an ominous turn, Syria warned Lebanon today against continuing to provide refuge for rebels battling the Assad regime, saying its restraint was limited.
What the latest terrorist attack in Baghdad tells us about the health of Sunni militant groups (hint: pretty healthy).
The Muslim Brotherhood of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has greeted a UN proposal designed to reduce violence against women with unabashed horror.
India wants Italy to send two Italian marines accused of shooting Indian fishermen back to stand trial. Italy has refused, despite having promised earlier that it would.
When some rebel groups kill Syrian government soldiers, the US applauds. When others do the killing, it's 'terrorism.' Why?