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As Inane as Reality TV: Friedman’s “Fear Factor”

Yesterday Thomas Friedman distributed an inane Op-Ed titled The Fear Factor.  He attributes to Daniel Brumberg the opinion that the Arab awakenings happened because the Arab peoples stopped fearing their leaders — but they stalled because the Arab peoples have … Continue reading

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Sudan Mobilizes

I was caught napping on the situation in Sudan, but in response to government elimination of fuel subsidies there have been 12 days of popular protest, and a major protest has been called for tomorrow (Friday), as well as global … Continue reading

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