Public sentiment is moving away from President Erdogan in Turkey’s largest cities, especially his hometown of Istanbul. This will have major political ramifications.
Erdogan is driving out business people and the well-educated – the economic forces he needs to achieve his goal of transforming the country into a great power.
Worried about social media helping to create popular movements, China runs an elaborate system of censorship and manipulation.
Communist censorship kept Sgt. Pepper away from the ears of people behind the iron curtain.
How have the British paid a steep price for their appetite for gossip and the unnecessary details of grizzly crimes?
Why should the United States actually thank WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange?
Why is positive political change in China less likely to come from outside pressure than from continued economic growth?
How is Bahrain violating the Geneva Convention by its brutal crackdown on physicians?
Why is Chinese artist Ai Weiwei an outspoken critic of China’s government?