Consensus is rising in the international community: Enough cajoling, it's time to get tough.
Sri Lanka will fight a resolution backed by Western nations calling for an inquiry into possible war crimes during the conflict against the Tamil Tigers.
Today's TV talkers seem addicted to making cultural references that mean nothing to younger audiences.
Two weeks before crucial June elections, rival camps have refused to react to allegations that Hezbollah was behind the polarizing Hariri assassination in 2005.
Backers say the agreement with the United Arab Emirates is a model for other countries in the region. But critics worry about the UAE's ties with Iran.
Why does the line between coercion and torture seem so shadowy now?
So far, she's hewed so close to the Obama party line that she sounds like a clone of the president.
Two recent polls show that Arab nations have not embraced the president the way other areas of the world have.