City council member Wesley Bell looks back on the past year since protests and violence swept the Missouri city.
One of the leading opposition politicians in Egypt, Muhammad Baradei, has called on President Mohammed Morsi not to press ahead with the general elections he’s called for in late April.
Mr Baradei warned that with the country polarized and in turmoil, the elections risked bringing total chaos and instability.
The BBC’s Jim Muir has been assessing the mood among the opposition forces on the streets of Cairo.
Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.