As General Petraeus assumes command in Afghanistan, President Karzai is pushing Taliban negotiations, but many Afghan women and minorities resist such talks.
06/28/2010 12:11 pm
The Kyrgyzstan violence that has left more than 100 dead and nearly 100,000 ethnic Uzbeks as refugees may yet call for foreign intervention. The government there asked Russia to help. But what level of atrocity is needed for such action?
06/14/2010 02:30 pm
Gallery Notable women in US politics
After a 13-year run, Britain’s Labour Party is out of power. How should we assess its legacy?
05/10/2010 09:32 am
Despite progress, trouble looms in Bosnia, Serbia, and Kosovo. Better engagement now by NATO and the EU can prevent backsliding.
04/22/2010 01:11 pm
In Pictures On the hunt for Easter Eggs
Defense attorneys for Guantánamo detainees stand up for due process despite hate mail, threats, and Dick Cheney's daughter.
03/27/2010 02:05 pm
Democrats have reported 10 incidents of threats and violence against members who voted for the healthcare bill Sunday. It is so far unclear whether the gas line at Rep. Tom Perriello's brother's house was cut as an attempt at revenge.
03/24/2010 09:06 pm
Gallery American Jihadis
Opinion The Obama bid to rid the world of nuclear weapons boosts US security -- minus the threat of Armageddon
The Obama plan to rid the world of nuclear weapons would mean more US focus on non nuclear weapons, which would give the US more military leverage, without causing a nuclear Armageddon.
03/04/2010 10:35 am