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Sunday, January 30, 2011

The U.S. Has Bigger Problems Ahead

For anyone observing the latest dramatic and historic developments in the Middle East in the past two months, it is obvious that the U.S. State Department is acting out of step with what’s really happening on the ground. Playing catch up and having to change alliances at the last minute not because it wants to but because it has to.

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Editor's Note - January 30, 2011

"Across the Middle East, leaders of yesteryear won’t be the leaders of tomorrow."
Hope you take the time to read my blog post and share it.
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Friday, January 14, 2011

Editor's Note - January 13, 2011

Mohamed Bouazizi, an unemployed 26-year-old university graduate sold groceries illegally in the Tunisian town of Sidi Bouzid to survive. When police confiscated his produce because he didn’t have a permit he became so angry that he set himself on fire in protest. Read more »

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Ben Ali opens the door for freedom. Will Tunisians accept or show him the door?

“I am free” declared Slim Amamou in a Tweet that was shared around the world hundreds of times within minutes. Slim is a Tunisian blogger who was jailed in Tunisia in the midst of massive anti-government demonstrations he was vocal about like many other tech-savvy Tunisians.

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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Israel and Greece Form Joint Ministerial Council

As Fanis Papathanasiou, Diplomatic Correspondent for Greek public broadcaster ERT, @TheofanisP reported on Twitter.

Unofficial translation of today's announcement on the issue by the Greek PM's office. A similar announcement was made in Israel.

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