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Journalists outside the Cairo headquarters of the Egyptian press syndicate on May 4 call for the interior minister's resignation two days after two reporters were arrested in an unprecedented police raid. (MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/Getty Images)

Egypt: The Boundaries of Acceptable Dissent

Even though Cairo is contending with a rebellious news media, its hold on the rest of the country remains tight. Read more…

The 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon fulfilled Osama bin Laden's ambition to have the United States invade the Muslim world. His death five years ago in a U.S. raid served vengeance but had little effect on the global jihadist movement. (ALEX FUCHS/AFP/Getty Images)

Death and Destruction: Bin Laden's True Legacy

A long and bloody struggle is all that remains of the Islamic utopia the former al Qaeda leader once dreamed of. Read more…

Turkey's prime minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, delivers a speech during a meeting of his Justice and Development Party. Tensions between the prime minister and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have led to speculation that Davutoglu may resign. (ADEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Turkey's President Pursues Power at Any Price

His ambition may have cost him his prime minister. Read more…