Recent events suggest both Tehran and Washington may be willing to engage in dialogue.
Amid democratic recession, the US must rethink its freedom agenda.
It was uniquely positioned to broker a deal this week between warring factions in Lebanon.
Top US commander in Iraq said Thursday he is likely to recommend further drawdowns before leaving his post in the fall.
Murat Kurnaz, who testified in a landmark hearing Tuesday, says he spent days chained to the ceiling of an airplane hanger. He was determined innocent in 2002, but held until 2006.
The Columbia-educated president's party is expected to retain power in Wednesday's parliamentary elections. In an interview, he describes why he sees the country as the front line against Russian aggression.
Arab dignitaries met at Egypt's 'Red Sea Riviera' for the World Economic Forum. Outside, security was tight.
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