Why Turkey's experience of military rule does not offer a hopeful precedent for Egypt.
Zimbabwe is bouncing back from recent history's most shocking economic slump. Or is it?
Congress couldn't draw back the surveillance dragnet. But the justices might.
Why Transparency International’s flagship corruption index falls short.
Egypt's new rulers have $12 billion to spend. Can they make enough economic progress to stave off disaster?
Russia’s leading oppositionist has been sentenced to five years in jail. Can the protest movement go on?
Run the numbers, and you’ll see that Egypt’s coup may be just what the country needed.
Complain all you want. But Uncle Sam produces better journalism than most of you yahoos.
The Salafi ultra-radicals are now Egypt's new power brokers.
Why Georgia offers an important argument for the virtues of divided government.
Morocco has a chance to become a regional leader on economic reform. But it still has a way to go.
Why Obama must seize the opportunity to make a nuclear deal with Iran’s new president.
As Egypt reels, Yemenis wonder: Will the revolution spill over again?
How the voice of Arab freedom became a shill for Egypt's Islamists.
Mandela helped South Africans find their way to political freedom. But they still haven’t managed to overcome the economic legacy of the old regime.
What John McCain, Richard Cohen, and Jeffrey Goldberg have in common.
Burmese journalists are enjoying their newfound freedoms. But there are still plenty of limits to how far they can go.
Massacring unarmed protestors is more common than you might think -- and governments often get away with it.
Just because our military won't take over doesn't mean civilians can ignore it.
A real-time map of the hot spots in Egypt's dramatic showdown between the military, Muslim Brotherhood, and protesters in the streets.
Why does President Barack Obama persist in supporting Mohamed Morsy -- and not the protesters?
In Moscow, sympathy for Edward Snowden crosses all party lines.