13 Stories For 2013: From Syria to the Climate to the 'Post-Gangnam' Era
By: Tim Lister, CNN
Forecasting the major international stories for the year ahead is a
time-honored pastime, but the world has a habit of springing surprises.
In late 1988, no one was predicting Tiananmen Square or the fall of the
Berlin Wall. On the eve of 2001, the 9/11 attacks and the subsequent
invasion of Afghanistan were unimaginable. So with that substantial
disclaimer, let's peer into the misty looking glass for 2013.