Regions / Middle East & North Africa
War fever has broken -- temporarily anyway.
French President Nicholas Sarkozy is alleged to have maintained backdoor ties to the Libyan government from 2005 to 2011.
If the West can provide Iran the space to compromise on its nuclear program, the upcoming Baghdad talks just might yield a breakthrough.
Shrill rhetoric on Iran divides Israel.
Meanwhile, enriched uranium is Iran's coin of the international realm.
Nine years after being killed by U.S. troops in Iraq, the memory of Jose Couso continues to be defamed.
Lieven De Cauter speaks with Empire author Michael Hardt.
The West needs to give states with weak institutions space while they sabotage their own nuclear-weapons scientists by micro-managing and strong-arming them.
"No Saudi women will go to hell, because it's impossible to go there twice," he tweeted.
Lieven De Cauter speaks with author-activist Tariq Ali.