| May 19, 2011
| 10:13 AM
Al Qaeda has new leader. According to a terror expert, that new leader is an Egyptian man named Saif al-Adel. Al-Adels' rise to power comes as a surprise. Many expected Bin Laden's longtime deputy, Ayman al-Zawahiri to take over Al Qaeda.
| May 19, 2011
| 3:02 PM
The most surprising aspect of President Barack Obama's speech Thursday on U.S. policy in the Middle East may have been his strongly worded call for a two-state solution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, based on Israel's boundaries before 1967....
| May 20, 2011
| 7:46 AM
El ex gobernador Arnold Schwarzenegger dejó en pausa su regreso a las películas el jueves al tiempo que trata de lidiar con su drama personal después de que se supo que tuvo un hijo con una ex empleada doméstica y mientras se prepara para lo que podría...
| May 21, 2011
As an American taxpayer who has watched our country shell out trillions in the Middle East, I wondering if that region would have been better off without our meddling ( "Obama and the Arab spring" May 20).
For example and close to home , the Maryland...
| May 20, 2011
| 3:39 PM
Como muchos cubanos, Rolando Martínez, a quien muchos conocen como "el hombre de Watergate", sueña con volver a Cuba. No porque no lo haya hecho en 50 años, en los que se especializó en entrar y salir de la isla en secreto y por debajo de sus aguas,...
| May 22, 2011
We may be the world's only remaining superpower, but we've been a secondary factor in the wave of change sweeping the Arab world.
Tunisia held its revolution without American help, unless you count Facebook and Twitter. In Egypt, President Obama probably...
| May 29, 2011
Penguin Press: 586 pp., $36
Henry Kissinger was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize in 1973 for negotiating the Paris peace accords that established a ceasefire in the Vietnam War and let the United States extricate itself from that...
| May 31, 2011
| 7:51 PM
The devastation caused by tornadoes that ripped through the South and Midwest in the past two weeks has touched a lot of Americans, but one local man is doing more than his fair share to help those victims.
Normally, Richard Gilton would be helping run...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 6:30 AM
The Syrian government's increasingly brutal crackdown on peaceful protesters is putting the Obama administration's revamped Middle East policy to its first real test. It's one thing to say U.S. policy toward the region should spring from America's core...
| Jun 4, 2011
Reporting from Jerusalem -- Israeli billionaire Sammy Ofer, whose powerful, family-owned conglomerate is under scrutiny for alleged dealings with Iran, died Friday in Tel Aviv after a long illness. He was 89.
Considered Israel's richest man with a family...
| Jun 12, 2011
The door to Cuba has been slammed shut so long, it's hard to recognize that it is opening.
But it is.
American tour companies this summer should be able to legally offer "people-to-people" cultural trips to Cuba to anyone.
Because of a slight easing in...