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Street clashes in Cairo

Seven people are dead and more than 670 were injured in the violence, as several officials resign in protest.

Destruction in Gaza

Testimonies from Israeli Defense Force veterans reveal the truth about the ongoing occupation.

Mohammed Morsi

The newly elected Egyptian president, at the center of cease-fire talks between Hamas and Israel, is under heavy domestic and international pressure from all sides.

Wreckage of the car Ahmed Al-Jabari was driving.

Israel rains death and destruction on a civilian population that cannot escape.

Eric Hobsbawm

Hobsbawm’s life and writings will long serve as an inspiration to those who believe that a knowledge of history is essential to working for a better world.

Surprisingly, the United States seems pleased that Putin wants to reposition Russia as a major Asian power.

A massive run on weak banks could destroy the euro economy. Only unlimited deposit insurance, backed by a strong central Treasury, can prevent the worst.

The summer of 2012 has been one of heat, drought, rising food costs and global unrest.

The still-disputed July 1 election provided new momentum to end the drug war—but a shift in US policy is needed to truly bring that about.

The Deepening Spanish Debt Crisis

In Andalusia, they’re fighting unemployment and austerity with flamenco protests, house squatting and a reinvigorated leftist coalition.

Blogs

Enormous resources are required to construct a safety net for the country's millions of citizens already mired in poverty.

March 14, 2011

Both Robert Gates and Hillary Clinton are emphasizing diplomacy over defense.

March 10, 2011

An anti-Qaddafi government takes shape.

March 10, 2011

The more Europe's conservatives woo far-right groups, the likelier they are to learn to play nicely together.

March 10, 2011

Obama's under lots of pressure to topple Qaddafi, and NATO meets tomorrow.

March 9, 2011

China’s new economic plan is a relic of the past. It focuses on raising standards of living. How quaint!

March 8, 2011

The Turks and Afghans are talking about setting up an official venue in Turkey for negotiating a political settlement in Afghanistan.

March 3, 2011

The White House has rejected calls from neocons, McCain and the Washington Post to use force.

March 3, 2011

Mousavi, Karroubi reportedly taken to army prison, amid demands that they be executed.

March 2, 2011

Mikhail Gorbachev's 80th birthday is an opportunity to reconsider a complicated legacy of reform.

March 1, 2011