Posts Tagged ‘Arab Revolution’

June 8th, 2014 - 11:14 am § in America, Politics

The Lesser of all evils?


January 10th, 2013 - 12:30 am § in Misc.

Syria … a travelogue from Der Spiegel

A Two-Year Travelogue from Hell Since unrest began in Syria in the spring of 2011, reporting from the country has been difficult. Former contacts are now dead or can’t be located, and the country lies in ruins. Now, amid harrowing conditions, the balance of power appears to have shifted, with [...]

July 16th, 2011 - 12:00 am § in Misc.

Gaddafi Countdown: Gaddafi defiant in face of rebel assault on Brega Sunday 17 July 2011 : 02:00 PM Libyan State television reported that “the colonialist crusader aggressor” had raided civilian and military sites in the Ain Zara district and in Tajoura in the eastern suburbs. At least 13 explosions were heard before and just after 1 am (2300 GM[...]

June 27th, 2011 - 9:46 am § in Politics

Hard Choices for Three Muslim Leaders

from Dar al Hayat Fri, 17 June 2011 Raghida Dergham, Antalya (Turkey) Three men stand at the crossroad of choices this month. Time will judge each of them for the extent of boldness, wisdom, leadership and partnership they show with their people, as they draft their future and the future of their co[...]