Al Jazeera Blogs


In a chill wind whistling through leafless trees, on a hill overlooking Washington DC, stands one reminder of why the administration thinks the way it does.

Last Modified: 5 Mar 2011 22:51

As people walk the empty weekend Washington streets to their traditional brunch spots, there's plenty on the menu to chew on.

Last Modified: 27 Feb 2011 18:41

At a time when weapons are being used by governments against their own people, the Abu Dhabi arms fair leaves a nasty taste. But it is the reality.

Last Modified: 26 Feb 2011 17:12

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.

Last Modified: 26 Feb 2011 15:51

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.

Last Modified: 26 Feb 2011 00:47

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.

Last Modified: 25 Feb 2011 06:15

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.

Last Modified: 21 Feb 2011 21:09