Politics & Policy

Unsilenced Voices

With increasing international pressure over the U.N. investigation into the murder of former Lebanese prime minister Rafiq Hariri, Syria’s young president, Bashar al-Assad, has taken the identification of his country ...
Politics & Policy

Out of Lebanon

The car bomb that assassinated former Lebanese prime minister Rafiq Hariri rocked Beirut, but the political aftershocks could shake the entire region. The assassination has galvanized Lebanese anger towards their ...
Politics & Policy

Britainistan

New antiterrorism measures proposed by Britain’s Labour government in late January–including curfews, electronic tagging, and house arrest for terror suspects–were a step in the right direction for a nation increasingly ...
Politics & Policy

A Syrian’s Struggle

On May 11, in accordance with the Syria Accountability Act, President Bush imposed new political and economic sanctions on Syria. The Syrian government, not surprisingly, was quick to condemn this ...