Turkey has tried to stay out of the Syrian war, but a leaked recording shows officials planning a limited action. The government has blocked YouTube to halt the spread of the recording.
President Obama's trip to Saudi Arabia comes as a Middle East struggle over 'political Islam' reaches a boiling point. The president can ask his royal hosts what is the best form of government for the world's Muslims.
Opening statements were delivered Wednesday in the trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, the most senior alleged member of Al Qaeda to be tried in a civilian US court.