It’s not surprising that Egypt has deteriorated into violence since the military ousted elected president Mohammed Morsi last week.
Here’s the tragic truth about the Egyptian military’s apparent takeover in Cairo.While millions of Egyptians may cheer, the fall of President Morsi won't help Egypt's democracy or economy to revive.
The column I wrote for last Thursday, entitled The Real Benghazi Scandal, has run in newspapers around the country and unleashed a storm of email, much of it angry, even venemous.
The U.S.-Russian pledge - after Kerry's visit to Moscow - to hold a conference to end the civil war is nothing but blah-blah. Putin sent a clear signal when he kept Secretary of State Kerry waiting for three hours.
Today, April 29, I received a report from Syrian opposition activists that chemical weapons were used again, in a small town named Saraqeb, in northwestern Syria.
The U.S. intelligence community believes the Syrian regime has already used chemical weapons, and Thursday, Syrian opposition groups claim there were two more chemical attacks.
Of all the strange aspects of the tragic Marathon bombing this may be the strangest: Tamarlan Tsarnaev's relatives say he was radicalized in the Boston area by a Muslim convert of Armenian (Christian) origins.
Now that the surviving Marathon bomber is in custody, it’s possible to start thinking about what lessons have been learned from the awful tragedy.
Now that Dzhokar Tsarnaev has been captured alive we may get some answers to the meaning of his and his brother’s Chechen connection – and whether any links to their ethnic homeland inspired their terrorist attack.
If the Marathon Bombers are found to have had contact with Chechen jihadis, there is likely to be a backlash against Muslim immigrants and immigration reform. So it is especially important to listen to the words of Ruslan Tsarni, the uncle of...