Topic: International Republican Institute
Making life hard for NGOs, particularly foreign ones, has long been a sport in Egypt.
The US said it was 'deeply concerned' after a series of raids by Egypt's ruling military today on nongovernment organizations promoting democracy and human rights, some US-funded.
12/29/2011 04:47 pm
Egypt's military junta raided independent civil society groups today, including the United States' premier democracy promoters.
12/29/2011 02:59 pm
If Libya manages to forge a political system where majority views are taken into account it's clear that political Islam is set to play a major political role.
12/26/2011 06:33 pm
Pakistan's civilian government taps Sherry Rehman, a human rights campaigner living under Islamist threats, as the new ambassador to the US. Leaders hope she can soothe strained ties.
11/23/2011 09:41 am
Amid a US campaign to support democratic transition in Egypt, a state-run magazine derided the US 'ambassador from hell' and officials are investigating groups who accepted funding.
08/12/2011 04:55 pm
The world’s most wanted terrorist, Osama bin Laden, was not hiding in a cave along the lawless border with Afghanistan, as many believed. Instead, US forces killed him 75 miles north of Pakistan's capital, Islamabad.
05/02/2011 09:33 am
The Obama administration should encourage its allies to influence Qaddafi to flee to Belarus. Its brutal Lukashenko regime is Qaddafi's closest military and political ally. Qaddafi's departure to Belarus would be the best and fastest way to stop the bloodshed that he is unleashing in Libya.
02/25/2011 03:29 pm
One day after three US soldiers were killed in the north, the widely anticipated backlash at US troops operating on Pakistani soil has yet to erupt.
02/04/2010 11:22 am
The attack at a market in Peshawar, which killed at least 74 people, came as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived for a three-day visit.
10/28/2009 01:00 am