Kyle Spector

The South Asia Channel

Americans barely trust Obama on Afghanistan

Recent polls showing pessimism about U.S. prospects in Afghanistan seem to suggest that Barack Obama has lost the United States' support for the war there. ...

The Middle East Channel

Gaza’s place in the West Bank “miracle”

  Last year -- in stories from the Wall Street Journal to the New York Times -- we saw the emergence of a narrative that ...


Friday Photo: Hand in hand

Starting Monday, Passport will be back in the hands of its rightful owners--Blake and rest of the FP editors. But, before I go, here's your Friday ...


Stop global warming – by buying more stuff

What if instead of airline miles, cash back or hotel stays, your credit card paid you back in carbon offsets?That's exactly what GE's new "Earth ...


Will pay-as-you-go stop pirates?

Getty Images Piracy of intellectual property--including software, music and movies--is a huge point of contention between the US and less IP-sensitive countries. Last year, for instance, a ...


Morning Brief, Friday, August 10

JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images Asia Pakistan's President Musharraf almost declared a state of emergency, but a 2 AM phone call from Condi may have stopped him. ...


Democracy, liberation and freedom are just myths

WATHIQ KHUAZIE/Getty Images If you were curious about what kind of thoughts run through the mind of an Iraqi living in Baghdad, read this:   ...


No carbon here

loan Barbulescu/Flickr Although it would seem a more natural fit for an eco-conscious country like Norway, whose government pledged to be carbon-neutral by 2050, the world's ...


Iraq through a soldier’s death

The cover of the latest U.S. News and World Report features a story chronicling the life and death of Army Staff Sgt. Darrell Ray Griffin, ...


How powerful is Lou Dobbs?

At a discussion yesterday featuring U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman on the global economy, U.S. Congressman Barney Frank ...

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