“It is not difficult to understand this intense urge to take stock, given the sorry state of the region and catastrophic results of virtually every
“Sunday’s elections were enormously significant precisely because they were seemingly uneventful. The turnout was unexpectedly high, reaching over 60 percent of registered voters. Voting was
Its deja vu all over again. One of the main complaints leveled against the Mubarak regime was that it ruled under a constant state of
Since the fighting first broke out in Syria, the fear has been that it would spread into Lebanon, where Shi’a-Sunni tensions already run very high.
Interesting article on the involvement of Egypt, the UAE and Qatar in Libya’s deteriorating political situation. Historically, the logic of alliances has meant “the enemy
When the governments in Tunisia and Libya fell, there was a great deal of optimism for the Arab Spring. Since then the two countries have