Syria’s Nightmare Today is the World’s Nightmare Tomorrow

It is clear that Syria is getting worse. It is clear that the United States, Russia, China, the Gulf Cooperation Council, Egypt, Israel and just about everyone else can do nothing to retrieve Syria from its inevitable collapse into yet… Continue Reading  

How the US might Begin to Rethink Egypt

The economy is clearly the most important problem facing Egypt today. Unemployment and underemployment are vast. Tourism has been shattered by recent events and may take a long time to get back on track. Foreign investments have dropped and have… Continue Reading  

Is this Déjà vu?

I am hearing the drumbeats of war again. They sound so much like the drumbeats of 2002 that I have to wonder whether the old drummers have been brought out of storage to play the same music to a new… Continue Reading