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The US Squandered the Chance for Democracy in Iraq

The US Squandered the Chance for Democracy in Iraq

In the run up to the invasion of Iraq, and in the hope of averting the approaching catastrophe and stemming the dangerous drift to war, I decided to convene an urgent meeting of all the secular and democratic opposition forces. That meeting was held on February 13,...
The “”eternal”” Eastern Question

The “”eternal”” Eastern Question

When Colin Powell spoke about a “new Middle East”, just what did he mean? Was he talking about Pakistan? Turkey? Iran? No, most likely he was talking about the Arab world, including the Arab states present in North Africa-away from the “east”. This expression has long...