Russia’s so-called investments in vital Syrian installations like the Tartous port and in strategic assets such as oil and gas illustrate that the country is being sold to sustain Bashar al-Assad and his regime.
Developments over the last several months have shown a shift in the battle over the right to boycott Israel in the United States, with the First Amendment presenting a thick red legal and political line.
Egypt's new constitutional amendments, passed overwhelmingly in a national referendum, drive the country further along the road to totalitarianism. In reality, however, they demonstrate the regime's weakness.
Sudan’s Transitional Military Council and the opposition may have unintentionally entered into a power struggle and lost sight of the fact that they should have similar goals for the future of the country.