All World Affairs Content

29 Feb 2012

How Do We Feel About an Armed Syrian Opposition?

Elizabeth Dickinson's blog It is looking increasingly likely that the opposition in Syria is going to be (or is already being) armed with help from Gulf countries, notably Saudi Arabia and Qatar. After the two countries’ policymakers separately ...

Good Intentions Gone Wrong in the Congo

Elizabeth Dickinson's blog For all of the supposed lack of attention paid to the Congo, pretty much anyone who reads the news could probably recount the common story that is told to explain the country’s suffering over the last several decades: ...

In Which FARC Actually (Maybe) Stops Doing Something Evil

Elizabeth Dickinson's blog Earlier this week, the Colombian leftist-rebel group FARC made an intriguing promise: After decades of practicing the dark art, it would finally stop kidnapping . This is rather an unexpected move for a rebellion that has ...

EU to Contest Dutch Immigration Proposal

Dutch News. 02:09 PM EST

Pakistan to Normalize Trade with India

Dawn. Pakistan. 01:51 PM EST

NATO Chief: Violence Not Affecting Afghan Transition

TOLONews. Afghanistan. 01:49 PM EST

OPINION. Pessimism Grows after Troops Killed in Afghanistan

Jim Lobe. Asia Times. Hong Kong. 01:46 PM EST

Ex-Warlord Hekmatyar Warns Taliban against Talks with 'Foreigners'

The Express Tribune. Pakistan. 01:44 PM EST

Indian Police Foil New Delhi Attack Plot

AsiaOne News. Singapore. 01:42 PM EST

Arab League, EU Opposed to Arming Syrian Opposition

Kuwait News Agency. 01:41 PM EST

Libya to Give Syrian Opposition $100m in Aid

Reuters Africa. 01:39 PM EST

OPINION. Is Hamas's Break with Iran Really Good for Israel?

Tony Karon. TIME. United States. 01:37 PM EST

Myanmar Election Body Rejects Complaint Against Suu Kyi

The Himalayan Times. Nepal. 01:07 PM EST

China, Philippines Disagree over Planned Oil Search

China Post. Taiwan. 01:06 PM EST

Deadly Attack in China's North Continues Regional Unrest

Channel News Asia. Singapore. 01:05 PM EST

ANALYSIS. China's Reform in a Resilient Political System

Stratfor. United States. 01:04 PM EST

Philippine Authorities Disarm Bomb at Provincial Airport

Straits Times. Singapore. 01:01 PM EST

ANALYSIS. China’s Misguided Religious Battle

The Diplomat. Japan. 01:00 PM EST

Russia’s Election: Protests and Power

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. 12:37 PM EST

The Frozen U.S.-Cuba Relationship

Council on Foreign Relations. United States. 12:34 PM EST

Indonesia: Averting Election Violence in Aceh

International Crisis Group. Belgium. 12:33 PM EST

US: North Korea to Halt Nuclear Program for Food Aid

The Korea Herald. South Korea. 11:50 AM EST

Sarkozy Promises to Pursue Armenian Genocide Denial Bill

Today's Zaman. Turkey. 11:25 AM EST

Spain Condemns Israeli Settlements in Palestine

Prensa Latina. Cuba. 11:22 AM EST

Chavez in Good Condition After Surgery

El Universal. Venezuela. 11:18 AM EST

ANALYSIS. Violence Soars as Political Crisis Paralyzes Iraq

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Czech Republic. 11:18 AM EST

ANALYSIS. Boko Haram to Remove Nigerian President Jonathan?

New African Analysis. England. 11:14 AM EST

Nine Kidnapped Colombian Oil Workers Liberated

Colombia Reports. 11:14 AM EST