After seven years of war, Iraqis are freer but feel embittered by the loss of life and halting progress in turning on the lights.
08/16/2010 01:04 pm
An Atlantic article argues there's a high chance of an Israeli attack on Iran next summer. What might happen next if they did?
08/12/2010 06:23 pm
Rwanda election winner Paul Kagame has expressed doubts about the wisdom of importing democracy, favoring a government similar to Singapore, where authoritarian rule oversaw steep economic growth.
08/12/2010 04:30 pm
A new amendment to address citizenship issues would be tough in today’s polarized environment. Some say that legislation related to the 14th Amendment is the answer, but that would be hard, too.
08/10/2010 05:22 pm
Basya Schechter, lead singer of Pharaoh's Daughter, draws on her ultra-Orthodox childhood to craft songs for the band.
08/05/2010 03:05 pm
In Washington and European capitals, it will be tempting to conclude that Turkey is already “lost,” that it is fated to become a rising theocracy that will work against rather than for international order. This would be a grave mistake.
08/03/2010 03:54 pm
Israel's surprise announcement that it will cooperate with a United Nations investigation into the deadly May 31 Gaza flotilla raid signals the nation's assessment that it cannot keep alienating allies.
08/02/2010 04:27 pm
Top picks: A celebration of Mexican music, tour exotic homes, 'Entre Nos' DVD, and more recommendations
'Mi Alma Mexicana' CD celebrates Mexico, Architectural Digest steps into the exotic in its August issue, Paola Mendoza's film 'Entre Nos' comes out on DVD, and more top picks.
08/02/2010 11:52 am
Readers write in about Turkey and plastic pollution.
07/28/2010 01:56 pm
Iran sanctions agreed to by Europe significantly increase pressure on Iran to return to the nuclear negotiating table. But while talks are good, quick results are what matter.
07/27/2010 04:07 pm