The Daily Beast

Friday, October 11, 2013 - 00:00
Venezuela's embattled president is trying to convince the National Assembly to hand him extraordinary executive powers-but his opponents aren't buying his naked power grab.
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 13:59
The poetry-loving mastermind of the Nairobi mall siege wants the world to fear Al-Shabab. It’s working. Jamie Dettmer reports on the murderous ambition of Ahmed Abdi Godane.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 11:32
Unrest in Sudanese cities is rattling the dictator’s ruthless regime. The Enough Project’s John Prendergast on why these protests mean serious trouble for the tyrant of Darfur.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 00:00
He was a madman. His other nickname, Muerte-Death-said it all. It earned him the much-denied respect. His pep talk consisted of one line: If you don't kill someone every day, you're not doing your job.
Friday, July 26, 2013 - 00:00
Sutay's kidnapping has heightened tensions between the rebels and the government as the two sides navigate delicate peace talks.
Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 00:00
Morales's absence is likely to spawn a power vacuum as the lower-ranking members grapple for the spoils.
Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 00:00
Increased militarization of the border dissuades some crossers, but forces others to take more dangerous routes.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 00:00
Riding out the wave of anger may not be an elegant endgame, but it may be Rousseff's best strategy
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 00:00
Bringing to mind the ongoing protests in Turkey, what began last week as an improvised demonstration against a small hike in bus and subway fares flared into an outright revolt.
Friday, April 5, 2013 - 00:00
Thanks to a previously unreported drone flying over the U.S.-Mexico border, we now know that more people are crossing than previously thought -- and getting away with it.