Egypt Officially Declares What Is and Isn't Important
July 09, 2013
Interim Egyptian President Adli Mansour on Monday did his fellow citizens a huge favor by issuing his “constitutional declaration,” which is designed to do two things.
What's Next in Egypt?
July 05, 2013
As the new military and civilian leadership of Egypt prepares to put some meat on the bare bones of its “road map” for the country's political future, countless pundits have become backseat drivers.
Poor Evo Morales. The leftist Bolivian president was in Moscow on Monday and Tuesday for the Gas Exporting Countries Forum, and must have been feeling quite important indeed.
Choose the Right Foreign Adventures
July 01, 2013
Three ways Obama can win on the road.
Egypt Will Erupt Again on June 30
June 24, 2013
The Middle Egypt governorate of Beni Suef, an agricultural province located 70 miles south of Cairo, is an Islamist stronghold.
The Video-Game Propaganda Wars
June 21, 2013
Authoritarian regimes are making games—and dissidents, too.
The New York Times’s Brazil bureau chief, Simon Romero, opens his latest dispatch from São Paulo with an anecdote whose symbolism no newspaper reporter could have resisted: While the protests swelled on his city’s streets last week, Mayor Fernando Ha
Those $%@#&! Russians Aren't Always Wrong
June 18, 2013
It was no surprise that, after speaking in private for two hours in Northern Ireland, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin looked “tense and uncomfortable,” or, as the pool report put it, “serious and unsmiling.” Not only did t
Obama Ist Kein Berliner
June 18, 2013
Fifty years after JFK's visit, and five since his own, Obama returns to Berlin—to a different mood.
Patience With All Things in Iran
June 17, 2013
Patient resilience has long been a characteristic of the Iranian people.