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  • Abducted Egyptian diplomats freed in Libya

    Abducted Egyptian diplomats freed in Libya
    CAIRO -- Five Egyptian diplomats in Libya have been freed following their abduction at the hands of a Libyan militia group, Egypt’s Foreign Ministry said Monday, ending an episode that pointed up the weakness of Libya’s central government...
  • Chemical weapons and Syria: How do you deter a desperate despot?

    At what point does a civil war become an atrocity that the world cannot abide? In Syria, the answer appears to be right about now, at least from the Obama administration's perspective. Which brings us to the obvious follow-up question: Then what?...
  • Enforcing a 'red line' in Syria

     Enforcing a 'red line' in Syria
    Last August, even as he resisted the notion of U.S. military intervention in Syria, President Obama said that "a red line for us is we start seeing a whole bunch of chemical weapons moving around or being utilized. That would change my calculus." If new...
  • Syria resolution dies at U.N., and British lawmakers balk

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's move to punish Syria's government for allegedly using chemical weapons in a deadly attack last week appeared to suffer a setback Wednesday when the U.S. failed to get United Nations approval for use of force...
  • The Israeli Spring

    Israel could be forgiven for having a siege mentality -- given that at any moment, old frontline enemies Syria and Egypt might spill their violence over common borders. The Arab Spring has turned Israel's once-predictable adversaries into the chaotic...
  • Syria: Regretting the 'red line'

    Syria: Regretting the 'red line'
    Remember that "red line" President Obama drew on Syria and chemical weapons? Perhaps it's more of a dotted line. At least twice since the president made the remark in August 2012 that the use of poison gas in the Syrian civil war would be a game-changer...
  • Is Obama showing weakness?

    Is Obama showing weakness?
    A favorite Republican claim about Barack Obama -- about any Democraticpresident -- is that he lacks strength. Sen. Saxby Chambliss of Georgia took up the theme yesterday, detecting in his Syria policy "weakness on the part of the president." Former UN...
  • Venice Film Review: 'The Rooftops'

    Following the 2012 Cannes-preemed "The Repentant," the man considered Algeria's most important living director is on a roll with "The Rooftops," easily one of Merzak Allouache's best. Encompassing five different Algiers neighborhoods organized according...
  • Fawning over Egyptian strongman Sisi goes over the top with PJs

    Fawning over Egyptian strongman Sisi goes over the top with PJs
    A cult of personality around Egypt's defense minister and de facto leader, Gen. Abdel Fattah Sisi, has gone from fad to farcical with a social media campaign promoting women's pajamas bearing the strongman's image in beribboned uniform and sunglasses....
  • The Middle East mess isn't about Israeli settlements

    In an interview with Charles Gati in Politico Magazine, Zbigniew Brzezinski, who served as national security adviser to Jimmy Carter, proves once again that he is a man of profound religious faith. He worships at the Church of Linkage, which holds that...
  • American teacher is shot and killed in Libya

    American teacher is shot and killed in Libya
    BENGHAZI, Libya -- An American chemistry teacher was shot to death while out jogging Thursday, according to colleagues and officials at the English-language school where he taught. The shooting took place not far from the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi...
  • U.S. offers condolences in shooting of teacher in Benghazi, Libya

    BENGHAZI, Libya -- Relatively few Americans remained in this eastern Libyan city as street battles raged and Islamic militants made ever-bolder forays in recent weeks. But Ronnie Smith, a chemistry teacher at an English-language school, stayed on,...