Breaking Down Italy's Persistent Political Instability
More than a month after it's most recent elections the country's populace once again faces political gridlock, regional division, and a worsening relationship with Europe.
The New Egypt: A Return to Dictatorship?
Analysis: The military strongmen who oversaw Egypt's political hierarchy for six decades hover ominously over the nation's new democracy. Nivien Saleh argues the U.S. has the power to pry the generals' fingers off the levers of power.
Re-Arranging Pakistan's Deck Chairs
As U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits India, we look at its neighbor and enemy Pakistan, America's oldest friend in the Subcontinent. The United States has dumped billions of dollars into Pakistan as it has sailed closer than ever to becoming a nuclear-armed failed state. Where does it go from here, our Ken Stier asks in the first of a two-part analysis.