DANIEL VARISCO: In ways he is a stark iconic shadow of Mubarak. In the end Don Giovanni meets his stone-cold fate: A statue of Ozymandias drags him down into hell
ROB L. WAGNER: The Facebook images, twitter messages and online videos fuel Saudi anger and repeatedly raise the question why authorities learned nothing from 2009.
JUAN COLE: Cables show that the U.S. was fully aware of the debilitating level of corruption in Tunisia, and its anti-democratic implications.
STEVE ROYSTON – In the two hours I listened, I couldn’t begin to understand the intricacies. But I was struck by the gentle emotion, and parallels to Easter.
STEVE ROYSTON: As a child, I used to stay up late to listen to the Ashes on the radio. Today, a little closer to Australia and half a century on, I’m still listening.
10 million dirhams was paid last Saturday at auction in Abu Dhabi for the number 9 plate, but its value could be much more if the cash was put to good use.
I wanted to bring Sabina, writer and short film maker, onto the radio show I co-host but there’s a slight glitch – being deaf is a slight impediment…