Full story - January 26, 2016
An anti-government protester gestures during clashes with police in Cairo January 26, 2011.
What does it mean for the future of Egypt when this population remains hurt and angry?
Full story - December 18, 2014
Comedian Stephen Colbert arrives to be honored at the Time 100 Gala in New York, on April 24, 2012.
For years, Stephen Colbert's conservative parody showed how satire and ridicule can be powerful forms of expression. Now with Sony canceling "The Interview" in the face of apparent North Korean threats, his show's ending seems like an even bigger blow for free speech.
An Israeli soldier stands at a staging area after crossing back into Israel from Gaza on July 28, 2014.
Journalist Gregg Carlstrom argues that, after all the briefings and wartime speeches, the Israeli offensive in Gaza is ultimately an open-ended campaign yoked to an impossible political objective.