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Channeling Havel in Korea

Most observers will see the death of Kim Jong Il as another risk in a year fraught with many. The markets have already responded with worry: Stocks have dropped in ...

Mubarak Resigns (For Real)

Egyptian state TV has announced that Hosni Mubarak has resigned from the presidency. The celebrations that began yesterday when news of the impending resignation circulated can now begin anew. Analysis ...

Crisis or Opportunity in Yemen?

Today, Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh announced that he would not seek reelection when his current term expires in 2013. Before heralding the announcement as another regime to fall in ...

Our Enemies Have a Strategy. Do We?

Terrorists associated with the Yemen-based al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) appear to be linked to a plot that placed explosive-laden packages aboard flights destined for the U.S. The government’s ...