Could Syria’s Assad Cause Civil War in Lebanon?
A prominent Sunni cleric, well-known as an opponent to Syria’s president Bashar al Assad, was shot by soldiers in Akkar, northern Lebanon ten days ago. The killing has caused some in Lebanon to fear that Syria’s bloody uprising is spilling over into its neighbour. Sheikh ...read more
Quote of the Day: How Not to Turn Libya into Iraq
Juan Cole gives some choice tips on how the world and Libya can avoid the gigantic catastrophe created in Iraq by the Bush Administration: As much as possible of the current bureaucracy, police and army should be retained. Only those with innocent blood on their hands or who ...read more