February 15, 2011 And in a line that's already getting into headlines, Clinton will pledge that the U.S. will work to promote Internet freedom — but caution that: "There is no silver bullet in the struggle against Internet repression. There's no app for that."
February 15, 2011 The U.S. has long supported authoritarian leaders in the region in order to ensure stability, but the manner of the Egyptian president's ouster suggests that such regimes may not be stable in the long term. The U.S. may also have to take Arab public opinion more seriously.
February 14, 2011 The 82-year-old former president stepped down last Thursday after weeks of protests against his authoritarian regime. There have been reports that he might seek medical treatment in Germany.
February 13, 2011 Egyptian troops scuffled with a few holdout protesters in Tahrir Square on Sunday as they moved in to dismantle the camps there. Meanwhile, the military announced that it had disbanded the Parliament and suspended the constitution — two key demands of the protesters.
February 13, 2011 Arab leaders from the Persian Gulf to the Levant are responding to the fall of longstanding regimes in Egypt and Tunisia. So are their populations. Thousands are protesting in Algeria and Yemen, while leaders in Jordan, Syria and Bahrain are moving to head off public unrest.
February 13, 2011 Once the immediate euphoria over the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has passed, some challenging questions about the future there will have to be addressed. The popular revolution was a call for change, but there are still too many uncertainties to know what shape that change will take.