Topic: Eastern Europe
03/05/2011 12:03 pm
Sen. John Kerry is working on a financial aid package to promote emerging democracies in Egypt, Tunisia, and elsewhere in the Arab world. Here are three things to consider as he tries to line up lawmakers behind this idea.
03/04/2011 12:00 pm
A choice between a robust US diplomatic program and a healthy federal budget is a false one. As events in the Arab world show, now is not the time to whack the State Department's budget.
03/03/2011 04:38 pm
China's fierce crackdown of sporadic protests in recent weeks shows that Communist leaders there are watching the Arab uprisings with great anxiety. China would be wise to stay ahead of events by rolling out political reforms.
03/02/2011 02:32 pm
Mikhail Gorbachev says 'time is limited' for Russia's leaders. Recent actions by the Kremlin have been criticized by Mikhail Gorbachev.
03/02/2011 01:35 pm
Internet statistics show that sub-Saharan Africa is on the cusp of an Internet boom, and Google plans to be there to reap the rewards.
02/22/2011 04:36 pm
With protests against regimes in Egypt and elsewhere in the Middle East, the West fears a new era of Islamic political power in the Middle East. Here are four key reasons why it shouldn't.
02/09/2011 01:05 pm
Arabs are on the brink of a democratic wave similar to the one that swept through Eastern Europe 20 years ago. The Arabs’ democratic journey may well be rocky, but there is no turning back.
02/07/2011 12:03 pm
Sarah Palin's supporters and critics need to calm down. She’s a celebrity, not a future president.
02/03/2011 11:48 am
Protesters in Egypt demand they be treated with dignity -- given a real voice in a real democracy. Mubarak's plans to stay in power until elections months from now is an insult to the Egyptian people, as is today's return to state-sponsored violence. Mubarak must resign immediately.
02/02/2011 12:22 pm