The growing spillover from the Syrian civil war, which included the kidnapping of over 30 Syrians in Lebanon today, prompted the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia to tell their citizens to leave Lebanon.
That's what it's starting to look like. But looks can be deceiving.
Economic misery (or opportunity) drives many Olympic athletes to defect in modern times, but political defections still plague communist bloc teams such as Cuba.
Riots in the northern city of Amiens have revived concerns about minority grievances and unrest in France.
As Syria's civil war continues to deepen, so does the potential for regional mischief.
As Mexico prepares to deploy 12,000 troops against the Zetas, one of the top drug trafficking groups in Mexico, a new book argues that nobody has a clear understanding of the group.
The Free Syrian Army claimed responsibility for a bombing in Damascus today, but insists the target was a gathering of top military officials, not UN observers, as state media reported.
The calls come in the wake of condemnatory findings by the July 22 commission, which investigated last year's Breivik massacre.