... a call for US military intervention in Syria that's straight out of the neocon playbook. What could go wrong?
Women in the US military have been unofficially on the front lines in Afghanistan and Iraq. Now they are looking to formalize their role.
Juvenile book author Walter Dean Myers writes stories troubled teens can identify with. He knows their world because he once was one of them.
So says a fairly credible CNN report.
A series of bombings across Iraq today belie Iraq's efforts to portray itself as a stable, resurgent power as it prepares to host the annual Arab League summit for the first time since 1990.
Naseer Mehdawi, Anthony Shadid's closest Iraqi friend and journalism colleague, recalls their friendship and how together they told the story of Iraq.
The prolific author says he hopes to convey to students that reading is a necessity, not an option.
Seven Monitor correspondents reflect on the world's hot spots. In this installment, Scott Peterson explains why despite the risks, he kept going back to tell the stories of Iraqis.