Rapid deterioration of the situation in Syria has given world leaders a sense of urgency, but they seem no closer to finding common ground.
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Gen. John Allen, commander of US troops in Afghanistan, is visiting Pakistan's military chief. Do these sorts of talks undermine America's professed goal of strengthening Pakistan's civilian government?
Hugo Chavez is known for invoking the name of Venezuela's liberator, Simon Bolivar, in everything from speeches to his political movement. Next step in the Bolivarian revolution? A theme park.
Whatever restraint that was being exercised by the parties to Syria's civil war appears to have been cast aside.
Zarganar, a comedian who is now a political activist, focuses on ways to ensue the atrocities of Myanmar's past are recorded and not forgotten by future generations.
President Morsi is the first freely elected president in Egypt's history. Now he has to form a government, forge a working relationship with the military, and address a shrinking economy.