The U.S. Congress takes up the resolution on Syria. A boat draws attention to the West Papuan independence movement. The U.S. Department of Defense agrees to sell attack helicopters to the Indonesian military.
A few weeks ago, President Obama did some surprisingly good crooning of Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together.” But when it comes to smooth-singing heads of state, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, the former general who leads Indonesia, has taken it to another level.
We’re halfway through what may be the second mildest winter in U.S. history. But in Europe, they’re seeing some record lows. Over the weekend, Rome and the Netherlands recorded the lowest temperatures in 27 years. And at least 131 people have died in the Ukraine due due to winter storms.
Tens of thousands of protesters gathered again today in Cairo's Tahrir Square. Yesterday, the country's interim government offered its resignation following several days of violent protests against the country’s military leaders. Now the ruling military council has agreed to create a new
The Egyptian Revolution has people, including President Obama, scrambling for comparisons.One often-cited case is Indonesia. Like former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, Indonesia's strongman, Suharto, was backed by the U.S.