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Opinion: On Syria, power lies with the legislature

Opinion: On Syria, power lies with the legislature

The 2003 Iraq war which led to an expensive US and UK military presence in the country is overshadowing the debates taking place in Western capitals about launching military strikes on the Syrian regime in response to accusations of crossing red lines and using...
Opinion: The Privatization of the Arab Spring

Opinion: The Privatization of the Arab Spring

In his last speech on Syria, in which he sought mandate from the congress for a US military intervention in the embattled country, president Barack Obama pointed that “the hopes of the Arab Spring have unleashed forces of change that are going to take many years to...
UN helicopters fire on M23 rebels in east Congo

UN helicopters fire on M23 rebels in east Congo

Kinshasha, AP—United Nations helicopters fired on rebels fighting Congolese troops just outside a city of nearly 1 million people in eastern Congo on Wednesday, ratcheting up the UN’s role in Congo’s current conflict, officials said. The fighting began...
Al-Qaeda Media Arm to Answer Questions on Twitter

Al-Qaeda Media Arm to Answer Questions on Twitter

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—The Al-Andalus Media Foundation, the media wing of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), announced on Saturday that it would ‘open the door’ to receive questions from the international media, as well as the general public, and that it would...