JUAN COLE: The Presidential candidate appears to be entirely clueless about the recent history of US involvement in the region. Heres’ some help.
JAMES M. DORSEY: 10 of the body’s 24 committee members, including Mr. Blatter, have been accused in the past 9 months of corruption or improper behaviour.
JAMES M. DORSEY: The UK parliamentary call for an independent investigation of the alleged Qatari bribery follows a similar call by the German FA.
JUAN COLE: Post Osama, President Obama should do us all a favour and now remove U.S. troops from Iraq.
JUAN COLE: The failure of the regime to connect with working and middle classes, and its inability to provide jobs set the stage for last week’s events.