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Images from photojournalist Robert King’s recent visit to a Syrian community under siege.
An American photojournalist describes what he saw during the month he spent in a Syrian village under siege.
This week the world is celebrating Aung San Suu Kyi’s achievements as a pro-democracy activist. Now the question is: Can she finish the job?
The people of the Middle East have paid a steep price to overthrow their dictators.
As sectarian violence lashes Burma, the media are using their newfound freedom for destructive ends.
The process of drafting a new constitution is a train wreck. But there’s a way to get it back on track.
Why Obama shouldn't use drones to go after Mali's Islamic radical separatists.
The ayatollahs are going after a new generation of satirists. But that hasn't stopped Iran's best cartoonists-in-exile from exposing the country's deepest taboos.
An ex-president is convicted, England celebrates, and Angela Merkel feeds a penguin.
Or, in praise of small victories.
Why Cambodia’s opposition faces a steep uphill battle in its effort to oust Prime Minister Hun Sen.
Don't count the tyrants out. They've still got plenty of tricks up their sleeves.
Will Israel’s prime minister turn out to be a great man, or just a great maneuverer?
What would happen if you took Mitt Romney's foreign-policy promises extremely literally?
Here's what you won't find in the Defense Department’s latest report on China's military rise.
The president has protected his right flank for now, but history won’t be so kind.
A leaked Army document on mass detentions has extremists boiling over on both the right and the left.
How a West Texas oil town became an unlikely champion of human rights.
It’s true: Burma faces an uphill climb in its transition to democracy. But the odds may be better than you think.
The Obama administration has doubled down on the use of drones to go after bad guys. How long until the blowback comes?
Managing the transition to a democratic Cuba: A user’s guide.
Enormously popular, extremist Saudi clerics are promoting hatred, violence, and intolerance on Facebook and Twitter. Can they be stopped?