Nine people were killed when Israel intercepted Gaza-bound aid ships last year. Now a new flotilla is planned, but Instead of condemning the murder, the Obama administration appears to be giving the right-wing Israeli government a green light to flout international law and human rights.
Although China still attracts major foreign investment, fears that its model will not last have prompted capital flows to other rising countries like Brazil and Indonesia.
The president and the clerics have squared off in Tehran. Will it push Iran over the edge?
The global arms race is booming in the Middle East, and no country has been a bigger buyer in recent years than the United Arab Emirates.
Sexual violence is not a byproduct of war or an uncontrolled act by rogue soldiers, but a war crime committed primarily against women.
The Obama administration is taking war to a new level, and that's not good news.
The personal acts of Dominique Strauss-Kahn mirror the policy impacts of the institution he heads up.
Democratic protests have nearly dislodged the autocratic leader of Yemen, yet the Obama administration has yet to commit fully to a post-Saleh era.
In the duel between Washington and Osama, the latter was, at the time of his death, far ahead on points.
Protests have begun in the United Arab Emirates, but you wouldn't know it from White House statements.