One year into his brutal crackdown, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad faces an armed insurgency by rebel fighters of the Free Syrian Army, including some defectors from his own regime. In a rare glimpse inside the opposition, GlobalPost reporters Hugh Macleod…
Since U.S.-led forces unseated the Taliban in 2001, springtime in Afghanistan has generally brought increased fighting between insurgents and coalition forces. Many Afghans expect this year to be no different.
After last March's inconclusive election in Iraq, Vice President Biden continued to affirm that a new government can be attained peacefully. Judy Woodruff talks to Jane Arraf of the Christian Science Monitor, who is currently in Baghdad.
In an interview with Jim Lehrer, Chairman of the Joints Chief of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen discusses President Obama's plan to send an additional 30,000 soldiers to Afghanistan and a timetable for U.S. withdrawal.