Morsi calls for dialogue and vows reforms

President Mohamed Morsi has called on opposition leaders to start a dialogue and let him know what their political aspirations and vision are. In a statement on Monday, the Egyptian president’s spokesman also affirmed the right of people to demonstrate peacefully. Omer Amer told journalists that Morsi vowed to introduce reforms within the next month.…

Deadly attack on NATO compound in Kabul

At least 10 people have been killed in an attack on a NATO compound in the Afghan capital, Kabul, police say. Kabul provincial police chief Mohammad Ayoub Salangi said the attackers detonated a car bomb at the compound gate on Tuesday morning before attacking guards with small-arms fire. Those killed included the four suicide attackers…

What Happened to the Hague Tribunal?

by Eric Gordy Once a burial ground for partisan heroes of World War II, Lion Cemetery now contains many victims of the siege of Sarajevo. The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia decided on Thursday to acquit two Serbian state security officials, Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic. The acquittal is one of a series of dramatic reversals by…