Syrian Dictator Jokes He Should Have Won Nobel Peace PrizeSyrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, who is heading a brutal crackdown against protesters, said he should have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
Syrian Rebels Reject Russia's Chemical Weapon ProposalAn umbrella opposition group fighting against Syrian President Bashar Assad has rejected Russia's proposal which would see the regime hand over control of the chemical weapons.
Rumsfeld: Either Oust Assad Or Stay Out Of Syria
Former Israeli Ambassador: President's Israel Visit 'To Correct The Wrong Of Obama's First-Term Relationship'In a trip to renew a close relationship with the Israeli leadership and public, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States Itamar Rabinovich called President Obama’s Middle East visit a “success,” setting the stage for future negotiations.
Report: Democracy Declines Worldwide For 7th Consecutive YearDemocracy declined across the globe in 2012, marking the seventh consecutive year of democratic government’s decline.