David Sanger

Global Scan

It's easy to win an election when dissent could send you to jail

Egypt's military leaders were hoping for a major turnout in this week's constitutional elections. And while they got a few percentage points more turnout than the last constitutional referendum, the result was almost unbelievable: 98 percent approval. Of course, when demonstrating against the referendum leads to arrest and when the biggest opponent boycotts the election what do you expect? That and more in today's Global Scan.

Politics

Obama and Netanyahu discuss Iran’s nuclear program

On Monday, President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel meet in Washington for talks surrounding rising tensions with Iran. Speaking at the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee’s policy conference on Sunday, Obama stressed his support for Israel. The two leaders are set to discuss Iran’s nuclear capacity, sanctions, and regional security concerns.

Global Scan

It's easy to win an election when dissent could send you to jail

Egypt's military leaders were hoping for a major turnout in this week's constitutional elections. And while they got a few percentage points more turnout than the last constitutional referendum, the result was almost unbelievable: 98 percent approval. Of course, when demonstrating against the referendum leads to arrest and when the biggest opponent boycotts the election what do you expect? That and more in today's Global Scan.

Politics

Obama and Netanyahu discuss Iran’s nuclear program

On Monday, President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel meet in Washington for talks surrounding rising tensions with Iran. Speaking at the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee’s policy conference on Sunday, Obama stressed his support for Israel. The two leaders are set to discuss Iran’s nuclear capacity, sanctions, and regional security concerns.