Added on 25/10/2012
Beirut , Ehud Olmert , Electricity , Emir , Food and Drink , Gaza , Gaza Strip , Haaretz , Hamas , head of state , International Committee of the Red Cross , Israel , Israeli army , Israeli military , Lebanon , Middle East , Palestine , Prime Minister , Qatar , United Nations
JONATHAN COOK: Evidence has recently emerged of the programme that Israel initiated to manufacture further Palestinian despair.
Added on 02/01/2012
James M. Dorsey
Abdullah Gul , Champion’s League , Football , head of state , Justice and Development Party , President , Prime Minister , Recep Tayyip Erdogan , Soccer , The Financial Times , Turkey
JAMES M. DORSEY: Turkish soccer faces the same risks as the country’s economy, it operates on the same principles: high debt, unorthodox monetary policy.
Added on 07/08/2011
Michael J. Totten
Anwar Sadat , Armin Rosen , Army , Beirut , Bucharest , Budapest , Cairo , Center for Political and Strategic Studies , Democracy , EGP , Egypt , Egypt Protests , Electricity , Europe , Food and Drink , Free Egypt Party , Gamal Abdel Nasser , head of state , Hizballah , Hosni Mubarak , Israel , Journalist , Lebanon , Middle East , Mohamed Hussein Tantawi , Mohammad Adel , Muslim Brotherhood , Paranoia , Prague , Prime Minister , Salafist , Supreme Council of the Armed Forces , Sweden , Syria , Tahrir Square , United States , vice chairman , Wafd , Wafd Party , Zamalek
MICHAEL J. TOTTEN: I’ve spent a lot of time with the key players in Egypt’s developing democracy. It’s very clear that the real battle for the country’s – and the region’s – future has just begun.
Added on 21/02/2011
Africa , Colonel , head of state , Human Rights Watch , Libya , Middle East , Muammar Gaddafi , Nasser , Obama , President
OMAR AL-ISSAWI: Omar al-Mukhtar was the leader of resistance to colonial rule in Libya eight decades ago. Born in eastern Libya, the heart of current resistance today, his words resonate strongly.
Added on 22/11/2010
James M. Dorsey
Afghanistan , Barack Obama , Cairo , Democracy , Department of State , Egypt , Egyptian government , Egyptian military , Elections , Gamal Mubarak , George W. Bush , guard , head of state , Hillary Clinton , Hosni Mubarak , Iraq , Middle East , Mubarak , Muslim Brotherhood , National Democratic Party , Nile , Obama administration , P. J. Crowley , President , Secretary of State , U.S. Congress , United States , United States Agency for International Development , Washington
JAMES M. DORSEY: Repression of the opposition, intimidation of the media and electoral restrictions may guarantee Mubarak’s win. But for the U.S., the perception it is perpetuating authoritarian rule may outweigh any benefits.