Serbia's desire to join the European Union was probably a big reason for the capture of Ratko Mladic, the most-wanted man for the Srebrenica massacre. The EU's values triumphed over extreme nationalism.
05/26/2011 04:00 pm
05/25/2011 06:10 pm
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech to Congress yesterday offered only more obstacles to lasting peace in the Middle East. He not only failed to provide a vision for the peace process, but he also introduced new terms and phrases that are likely to hamper future peace efforts.
05/25/2011 04:53 pm
Sarkozy, Obama, and the other leaders at the G8 should be evaluating the policies that have brought them to the brink of financial ruin. Unfortunately, their attention will be elsewhere: on Internet regulation, for one thing.
05/25/2011 04:12 pm
Analysts say the new US sanctions – seen as a move to weaken Iran's economy – are the Obama administration's response to critics in Congress who say the US has been slow to get tough.
05/24/2011 10:03 pm
Not if the Kurdish leadership can help it.
05/24/2011 05:56 pm
Speaking to AIPAC Sunday, President Obama repeated his position that Israel-Palestine peace negotiations must acknowledge the 1967 borders as a starting point. But he also emphasized that US commitment to Israel's security is 'ironclad.'
05/22/2011 04:38 pm
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Obama's insistence that US policy in the Middle East support, rather than thwart, popular yearnings for self-rule is a warning to autocrats in the region – and marks an 'update' since his Cairo speech.
05/21/2011 09:40 am
Obama was no doubt mindful of Jewish voters in giving his Middle East speech. He'll need to work hard to win their backing again in 2012, and many are skeptical of his support for Israel.
05/20/2011 06:25 pm