Daily Archives: February 12, 2011

About a month ago, on January 14th, just after the fall of President Ben-Ali in Tunisia, I speculated on this blog that Egypt might be the next Tunisia. OK, I know it sounds obvious in retrospect, but that still gives me a better record of prognostication than the CIA – who were apparently insisting on the inherent stability of the Mubarak regime. So the question now, is which country is the next Egypt? Read more

With protests entering their third week and the president defiant, what next for Egypt? In Ivory Coast, another president refuses to leave.  Read more