Defectors from Syria's armed forces raided an intelligence compound near the capital Damascus Wednesday.
11/16/2011 11:34 am
Today's Arab League vote to suspend Syria's membership – coupled with military assaults by defected soldiers – signal that President Assad may now be facing a critical mass of opposition.
11/16/2011 09:11 am
The Arab Spring toppled dictators in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya. Yemen and Syria may be next. Though trials remain, we are witnessing an extraordinary fight for freedom. What emerges may not be the kind of democracy Westerners want, but it beats tyranny.
11/02/2011 11:04 am
Some see the end of the NATO operation in Libya as a moment for Europe to step up with more robust support of the alliance. The US remains skeptical.
10/31/2011 02:09 pm
Occupy Europe? From Madrid to Athens, young people facing a bleak future are casting doubt on European identity.
10/29/2011 10:55 am
Tunisian elections: Islamist party Nahda is set to do well in today's historic election in Tunisia, which will be a litmus test for the Arab Spring.
10/23/2011 09:03 am
The younger brother of King Abdullah was in his 80s, and there is no formal method to name a replacement from the sprawling royal family.
10/22/2011 10:20 am
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Leading women's rights activists from around the world convened in Washington, D.C., this week to discuss how to ensure they aren't excluded from the democratization sweeping the region.
09/23/2011 01:53 pm
Qwikster on Twitter and Teaparty.com on the Web are suddenly famous. Will their less-than-famous owners sell Qwikster, Teaparty.com for big bucks? Can they?
09/21/2011 11:17 am