Days of cross border shelling from Syria have Turkish officials increasingly frustrated with US policy on Syria. Shadi Hamid of the Brookings Institution's Doha Center says Turkish policymakers want the US to do more to aid the opposition.
The anti-American protests spreading in the Middle East are causing many in the region to reconsider the long-term impact of the Arab Spring.
The Muslim Brotherhood's candidate for Egyptian president, Mohammed Mursi, is likely to face former Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq in a run-off vote, according to partial election results. Early counts put Mursi on about 26% and Shafiq at roughly 24 percent.
Thousands of Syrians have been killed in what virtually everyone acknowledges is a civil war. But so far the international community has been unable to agree on even the most basic of international intervention — and that's frustrating many Syrians.