As US diplomats show allies evidence that Iran was behind an assassination plot, they are also laying the groundwork for pursuing Iran as an international outlaw that violated a treaty.
Creation of the Syrian opposition's unity council comes as the US is set to call for a UN resolution to consider further sanctions against Syria if it does not halt the crackdown that has left some 2,700 dead.
Pre-trial hearings at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on human rights charges against six Kenyan leaders are must-see TV across Kenya, although support for Hague trial hinges on firm proof of guilt.
An Amnesty International report released today said Libyan rebels 'committed abuses' amounting to 'war crimes,' raising fresh concerns about post-conflict justice in Libya.
How Kenyans react to the appearance before The Hague of the men accused in Kenya's post-election violence will indicate whether the trial will exacerbate simmering ethnic and political tension.
The push toward a post-Qaddafi regime in Libya is raising questions in Washington about how far a US commitment extends to ensuring a peaceful transition to democracy. The rationale for US and NATO engagement in Libya was to avoid a massacre of civilians in March. Now, as the civil war moves toward a resolution, the Obama administration and Congress appear to be taking a wait-and-see approach. But with an eye to lessons from regime change in Iraq, some lawmakers are urging steps now to help shape the transition in Libya, including some moves that put them at odds with the Obama administration. Here are five.
It's so not all about Muammar Qaddafi, except it mostly is.
Kenya's 'Ocampo Six' – the name given to the six political figures accused by the ICC of inciting Kenya's 2007 post-election violence – have one more hearing in The Hague before their trials begin.