As a new spring arrives in Washington, the Obama administration is having to assess how to respond to the blossoming of freedom across the Middle East.
Gaddafi has quietly built political and economic alliances with Latin America that are mutually beneficial. Those new alliances might now be working to Gaddafi’s advantage, earning him support by some of president's of the region, and forcing others to think twice before openly criticising him this past week.
As the messages of condemnation emanate from Washington, DC - directed at various foreign governments - the story of Ray McGovern appears to have gone largely un-noticed.
Bitter battle between right-of-centre governor who says state is facing $3.6bn budget hole and left-of-centre union members who suspect he's exaggerating hits home for former protesters in Egypt.
Stephanie Bernstein, a rabbi in Bethesda, Maryland, has been one of the most outspoken victims of the Lockerbie bombing and says she hopes the Libyan leader will be held accountable.
At the glistening corporate high-rise headquarters of a few giant Brazilian companies, it’s a good bet some executives are sweating right now as they watch events unfold in Libya.
Al Qaeda, Iran and cyber-terrorism were all cited on Wednesday as major threats to the United States by the country's leading intelligence chiefs.
As the ground thaws and the cherry blossom trees begin to sprout around the US capital, the annual budget fight has begun.
Recent events in the Middle East and the rising profile of Qatar's international news channel have prompted many Americans to ask why they are unable to watch Al Jazeera on their own televisions.
Bill likely to be reintroduced on another occasion but it is a blow to the new Republican leadership in the US House.
"Known and Unknown", the memoir of Donald Rumsfeld, the former US defence secretary, is an exercise in semantic trickery to explain away his earlier untruths.