Posts Tagged: middle East
The international community should consider humanitarian intervention in Libya only after a thorough assessment of means and ends.
Will activists in the Arab world bring about a new stage of democracy?
We must fight hard in our Age of Activism to construct a new political entity: the activist state. If we fail, we will slip, inexorably, into an Age of Apocalypse.
The non-violent pro-democracy struggle in Bahrain has failed to gain support from the Obama administration.
Are we seeing the last of the world's dictators?
Are we seeing a revolution in the Middle East or just a rebranding of military dictatorships?
Here's a slogan to unite all populists: No Taxation without Demilitarization.
Recently back from Egypt, Code Pink's Medea Benjamin talks about the reception of Americans in Tahrir Square, the future of revolution in the region, and how the U.S. government should react.
The question now is what happens next.
It is not only Mubarak's regime which has been discredited, but 32 years of U.S. support.