Topic: University of Maryland
Political transition in Egypt is generating substantial risks – but also golden opportunities. The Obama administration should take advantage of Israel's and Syria's newfound strategic vulnerability to push for a peace deal.
02/14/2011 01:01 pm
A potential merger would make a German company majority owners of the New York Stock Exchange, the symbolic headquarters of American capitalism.
02/10/2011 08:52 pm
New business starts hit a 14-year high in 2009. But succeeding is a challenge.
02/10/2011 10:09 am
Critics of Obama's 'pragmatic' approach to Arab regimes say former President Bush was right to push democracy – even if by force. Others say Iraq war delayed its onset in Egypt and elsewhere.
02/01/2011 02:31 pm
The fear of freedom for Egypt, Tunisia, and other Arab countries is that it might give rise to the rule of extreme Islamists, creating Iranian-style theocracies. This fear does not match the reality.
01/31/2011 04:18 pm
Pakistani governor Salaam Taseer was assassinated for speaking out against the blasphemy laws that condemned Aasia Bibi (a Christian woman) to death. But to truly honor the prophet Muhammad, Pakistanis must repeal these laws – to protect, not persecute, minorities.
01/06/2011 12:44 pm
US economy won't endure a 'lost decade' the way Japan did.
12/16/2010 01:12 pm
Forget strict enforcement of sharia law. If Muslim leaders want to gain moral high ground, they have to fight corruption. On Transparency International's corruption index, only four Muslim majority countries ranked in the top 50. It's time to take a cue from the countries who did.
12/06/2010 02:55 pm
The Federal Reserve offers details on the loans it gave to banks and others at the height of the financial crisis. One program alone doled out nearly $9 trillion.
12/01/2010 07:30 pm
The Food and Drug Administration has told four manufacturers of caffeinated alcoholic beverages, including the makers of Four Loko, to remove the caffeine from their drinks.
11/19/2010 07:02 pm