- Tue, 10/11/2011 - 12:00
Believe it - the human cry for freedom and democracy is universal. In Tunisia, what began as a single man's protest, so desperate that he set himself on fire, became a symbol of the yearning for democracy. We have since been moved by the courage of citizens who sought what is naturally theirs in Egypt, Libya and, right now, Syria.
- Wed, 09/28/2011 - 12:00
There are times when the only possible response to something an official (usually a politician) says is incredulity — both of the claim itself and that the speaker could ever believe it.
- Fri, 09/23/2011 - 12:00
It's increasingly clear that the Obama administration has no coherent policy on Iran (sanctions aren't working, so what next?), the Arab Spring or China. Our muddled approach toward China is nowhere more evident than in the administration's stance on the sale of F-16s to Taiwan.