A secret US Embassy cable describes how Haiti's business elite armed and deployed police units in pro-Aristide strongholds like Bel Air and Cite Soleil after the 2004 coup.
Amid economic stagnation, polls show increasing skepticism about the competence of German elites. Can a resurgent Green Party bring political renewal?
Millions rush to greet the former president, but the deal allowing his return says nothing about accountability for human rights violations that took place during the coup.
The Syrian president is is facing unprecedented pressure rooted in grievances over government repression, corruption, a weak economy and lack of civil liberties. He cannot hunker down and wait for the storm to pass.
Criticism of the government’s response to the catastrophe has obscured major political changes.
Can an openly left-wing, openly gay politician from the South revive an Italy in deep malaise?
Mubarak’s intimidation tactics and determination to hang on to power only invigorated the protesters—leading to his resignation today.
After a good start, the Obama administration’s response to the democratic revolution in Egypt has begun to exude the odor of betrayal.
If the world has a heart, it beats now for Egypt.