From Gandhi to Martin Luther King Jr. to Egypt's peaceful revolution, civil resistance has been proven successful. Syrians especially need to stick to nonviolent tactics now after Libya's war.
08/29/2011 04:16 pm
Iran implored Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to listen to the 'legitimate demands' of protesters, warning that a failure to do so could lead to the regime's collapse and broader regional turmoil.
08/29/2011 10:14 am
Syrian protesters praised Libyan rebel advances in Tripoli as the Syrian regime's crackdown continued unabated, despite Western sanctions that are beginning to bite.
08/26/2011 09:31 am
Obama should send a message to Iran that he would react strongly in the event of an election-eve Iranian nuclear surprise. That way, he keeps his options open and Iran on notice.
08/25/2011 01:07 pm
Cheney dishes on his health, the Sept. 11 attacks, a secret resignation letter, and the mistakes of George Tenet, Colin Powell, and Condoleezza Rice.
08/25/2011 12:13 pm
Libyan strongman Muammar Qaddafi has made plenty of pronouncements since rebels overran Tripoli last weekend – but no one has seen him. His absence from the cameras has prompted a guessing game about his whereabouts. Below are some of the possibilities being circulated by Libya watchers:
08/24/2011 02:35 pm
A Christian Science perspective: The uprisings in various parts of the world point to the need for a more secure foundation for peace and progress.
08/24/2011 09:30 am
The citizenry in Iran and Syria must take up their own collective responsibility and shake off fear to depose their dictators, as the people did in Libya. Democracy promotion from outside simply isn't practical or effective.
08/23/2011 04:03 pm
Rebel advances in Tripoli could turn the tide for the Syrian opposition amid the brutal crackdown by President Assad – especially if protesters heed the lessons from Libya. Unity and organization are more powerful than NATO bombs and Western sanctions.
08/23/2011 02:48 pm
Syrian activists organized fresh protests today under the rallying call 'the beginnings of victory' after Assad promised the UN on Wednesday that he would end his regime's brutal crackdown.
08/19/2011 08:37 am