The Obama administration is determined to find out.
When it comes to spouting hypocrisy about the NSA’s spying, the Europeans have no equals.
Yes, Mr. Secretary, we get that you want to fix the Middle East. But remember that whole 'pivot' thing?
Egypt's top general holds the fate of the country in his hands, but even the Army may not be able to restore order in Cairo.
The mainstream media have finally discovered human rights violations in Turkmenistan. And it's all thanks to Hollywood.
Obama's new national security advisor has sharp elbows, a tart tongue, and a taste for the shadows.
Why the United States needs to sabotage, undermine, and expose its enemies in the Middle East.
A scary virus is sweeping Saudi Arabia. Six million religious pilgrims are about to descend on the country from across the world. The result could be disastrous.
The smart money wants China to slow its overheated economy. So why is everyone so freaked out?
Why recent converts to democracy in Eastern Europe are uniquely qualified to support transitions elsewhere.
Whether it's shadowy bankers, America, Israel, or Iran, there's no end to the conspiracy theories spun by the Turkish prime minister's supporters -- and their opponents.
World Bank president to private sector: Take your money off the sidelines.
As Egypt gears up for big demonstrations against the Muslim Brotherhood, it's time to remember that you can't have genuine democracy without respect for religious freedom.
India wants to "look east," but does it have the ships -- and strategic focus -- to be a military player in Asia?
What the Taliban flag debacle tells us about America's reluctance to negotiate an end to the Afghan war.
The Latin American left is back in the news thanks to the Edward Snowden saga, but the movement still hasn't found a leader to replace Hugo Chávez.
Defeating global poverty is the latest start-up trend. But is there really an app for that?
Egypt is on the brink -- not of something better than the old Mubarak dictatorship, but of something even worse.
Jeffrey Sachs dazzled the development world with his plan to end poverty. But now critics say there's no way to prove whether it works.
Five rules for NSA leaker Edward Snowden to make sure that life on the run goes as smoothly as possible.