In a recent speech, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta urged the Israelis to restart the stalled Palestinian peace process and engage proactively with its neighbors. The country has become increasingly isolated, diplomatically, in its region.
As Egypt commemorates the first anniversary of the Tahrir Square uprisings, the protesters are undertaking a campaign to show everyday Egyptians that they believe the new Army government is as brutal as the old government led by President Hosni Mubarak.
Ali Abdullah Saleh, the outgoing leader of Yemen who was pushed from power in an Arab Spring protest last year, has left the United States after receiving treatment there for injuries he sustained in last year's bombing — part of months of protest leading up to his losing power.
Ron Folman got a tattoo 15 years ago. That's not all that unusual. But the Israeli's man tattoo is a bit shocking. It's an identical replica of the tattoo his father received at the German concentration camp Auschwitz during the Holocaust.