Hezbollah is learning Spanish, China invaded space, and did we mention our coming invasion of Mexico?
The alleged Iranian plot would make great material for a spy novel, but it would go against Iran's own interests and past behavior
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is one of three Peace Prize recipients, including a fellow Liberian peace activist
The former president of Pakistan said he is "500 percent sure I did not know" bin Laden had been in the country
Marwan Muasher said the opposition to Assad is in extreme danger during a panel discussion of the Arab Spring at the Washington Ideas Forum
Killed today in Yemen, American terrorist Anwar al-Awlaki's greatest accomplishment was also the thing that killed him: convincing the U.S. that he mattered
From Pakistan to Israel to Taiwan, Washington's dependent allies are causing it some headaches
Their new voting rights mean little, but the long-oppressed women of Saudi Arabia may have demonstrated their ability to effect change
The world's leading executioner is estimated to kill about as many prisoners in three days as does the U.S., the world's fifth-ranked, in a year
Why is the U.S. treating this Arab state so differently than the others?
China is reportedly weighing a purchase of Italian debt, which would give it greater leverage in the global economy
Putting Obama's proposed tax hike on the rich in an international context
The country's intricate new rules for voting pose a real risk for its transition to democracy
The promise could be yet another ploy to create false hope, or a diplomatic token in advance of next week's United Nations meeting
The South African photojournalist was shot by troops loyal to Qaddafi
The Atlantic ran an essay in early 2005 imagining what September 11, 2011, would look like. Now that we're here, how did we do?
Why are we so apt to see the terrorist group or its offshoots where they don't really exist?
The real rise in terrorism has come in the Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan wars we helped spark -- not in the West
The fleeing despot promises a long and bloody fight, but there are important differences from the tinderbox of 2003 Iraq