Revelations of US spying on European allies have hurt America's image abroad but won't irreparably damage transatlantic cooperation on intelligence gathering. Here's why.
Russia's foreign minister is meeting with Assad in Damascus today, just days after Moscow blocked UN action against the regime.
A conflict that was supposed to be a quick in-and-out operation lasted nearly nine years – and has left a deep imprint on the policy of American intervention.
Only weeks ago, some critics were complaining that the White House appeared to have involved the nation in another endless conflict. But others pushed for more forceful US intervention in Libya.
Three scenarios for the way the uprising might end and what it all means for the US, Israel, and Iran.