Pentagon training of foreign military officers in the US may be the best investment in democracy. Thousands of Egyptian officers have been exposed to US democratic values, Will those officers now stick with Mubarak?
02/03/2011 04:14 pm
Protesters in Egypt demand they be treated with dignity -- given a real voice in a real democracy. Mubarak's plans to stay in power until elections months from now is an insult to the Egyptian people, as is today's return to state-sponsored violence. Mubarak must resign immediately.
02/02/2011 12:22 pm
Yes, the power of ideas such as freedom drives the protests in Egypt. But a surprise glitch might bring down Hosni Mubarak, as it did Ferdinand Marcos in the Philippines.
01/31/2011 04:49 pm
Though Philippine officials have downplayed the threat, Western embassies in Manila have reportedly been on high alert for months.
01/25/2011 10:36 am
Sticky bibingka is a cross between a dense cake and a firm custard baked with a coconut topping.
01/22/2011 08:05 am
Editorial Board Blog Democracy comes in waves, and Tunisia's 'jasmine revolution' may be the Arabs' turn
The rise of democracies since World War II seemed to come region by region, from Africa to Latin America to Asia. Are Arab states of North Africa and the Middle East next?
01/21/2011 12:35 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/13
Monitor staff writers and correspondents in each of the world's regions share what they expect to be top headlines in 2011.
12/28/2010 02:17 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the day 12/28
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