The Daily Beast

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 06:19
“If they survive this crisis there will be a future for all the countries in the region that border Russia. If they lose, it means that NATO loses. And those of us who aspire to be in NATO will be deadlocked under Russian sabotage for years to come.”
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 06:37
As long as the military has the guns, it doesn’t need to worry so much about its numbers, and Venezuelan history shows a predilection for strongmen in uniform.
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 00:00
The Venezuelan military-omnipresent but largely faceless as it makes collective decisions behind closed doors-is becoming the most powerful force in a country where the civilian government of Nicolas Maduro is continuing to lose its grip.
Friday, March 7, 2014 - 00:00
Raul Castro’s visit to Venezuela, to prop up the government of Chavez’s handpicked successor amid violent anti-government riots, has caused more resentment than rejoicing
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 07:20
California Senator Dianne Feinstein faced criticism Wednesday after expressing her opposition to language in proposed Iran sanctions legislation.
Monday, January 13, 2014 - 07:25
The Obama administration is going to war with its own party to save its peace talks with Iran.
Friday, November 8, 2013 - 09:34
Whether or not the attacks in Benghazi occurred in two waves—the assault on the U.S. mission and then a later mortar attack on the CIA annex—is crucial to determining whether air support that evening would have made a difference.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 09:18
Amid the carnage of Egypt’s tumultuous revolution, the atmosphere of vendetta has grown, and is key to understanding why a society so desperate for peace finds itself racked by so much continuing violence.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 09:31
Deep in the Sahara, the camps of the Polisario—former Marxist rebels ousted from Morocco after Spain’s withdrawal—are reportedly becoming prime recruiting grounds for Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.
Friday, October 18, 2013 - 10:16
Speaking to the Daily Beast at his home in Giza on Saturday, he said both the army and the Muslim Brotherhood have realized that neither is able to break the other.