Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Though the Egyptian military is painting itself as a guardian of stability and democracy, there is ample reason to believe it will bring neither.
Allegations of sarin use by the Syrian government are bedeviled by chain-of-custody issues.
Since the military coup that toppled the country's elected Muslim Brotherhood government, the message of the many Egyptians we met last year resonates with even greater power.
From Edward Snowden to the Taliban-go-Miami Beach.
The removal from office of President Mohammed Morsi portends great excitement but even greater threats to democracy.
The lesson from the streets of Brazil, Turkey, and the Arab world is to avoid underestimating social movements still in their infancy.
Hassan Rouhani's win in Iran's presidential election suggests that neither reformists nor conservatives are pleased with the country's status quo.
It regained prominence with the release of the 2011 film "Of Gods and Men."
To support women's rights in Egypt, the international community must condemn state violence, support civil society, and work for economic justice.
Tunisia's stagnant economy could also stagnate its democracy--the good news is Washington can actually help.