World Beat Newsletter
Will South Sudan, now on the verge of becoming a new country, make secession acceptable?
For its strains of homophobia and anti-Semitism, Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood wouldn't get my vote, but for its fight against both religious extremism and secular authoritarianism it gets my respect.
Here's a glimpse into what the president is thinking while he's delivering the State of the Union address.
Will Tunisia be the beginning of the Arab world's 1989?
The NRA and the Pentagon are both addicted to guns, and they're both on a slippery slope.
You think negotiating with North Korea is difficult? Try sitting down with Jon Kyl (R-AZ).
Here's a solution to climate change: countries with the smallest carbon footprints should adopt U.S. babies.
Is the FBI fighting terrorism or encouraging it?
WikiLeaks performs a full body scan of the government, which doesn't want its "junk" touched.
Like Sarah Palin, China is suddenly everywhere.