Daily Archives: February 10, 2011

Gideon Rachman

Last night, I did a discussion with Joseph Nye at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York on the future of American power. You can watch the video here. The experience was mildly intimidating since Nye is an eminent Harvard professor, inventor of the term “soft power” and a former chair of America’s National Intelligence Council. But, what the hell, I’ve written a few newspaper columns. 

Egypt’s military on Thursday pledged support for the demands of the youth uprising as officials suggested Hosni Mubarak, the president of 30 years, is preparing to step aside.