Venezuela's Hugo Chávez is willing to engage in direct talks with President Obama. How will this effect US policy in the region?
Actor-director Sean Penn debunks the many myths surrounding Cuba's Raúl Castro and Venezuela's Hugo Chávez.
Conversations with Raul Castro about Obama, Guantánamo and the Pentagon; and with Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez on human rights in his country and the next US administration.
The retired Cuban dictator has played a vital role in every U.S. presidential election for the last fifty years.
Is Venezuela's president undoing his country's experiment in democracy?
He caused the Cuban people much suffering, but the giant to the north bears even greater responsibility for the island's plight.
Most authoritarians leave office in a coup or a coffin. Fidel Castro is leaving on his own terms.
In the shock, power grabs and crackdowns that followed Benazir Bhutto's assassination, it's easy to forget that the greatest casualty in Pakistan is the rule of law.
For all her pro-American rhetoric, many in Benazir Bhutto's party held America responsible for the "judicial murder" of her father. Will Bhutto's assassination have a like impact?
The killing of Benazir Bhutto echoes Pakistan's troubled history, portends more violence and flags a proud country's collapse into chaos. It also signals the manifest bankruptcy of the Bush Administration's anti-terrorism.