Politics & Policy

Saudi Police Open Fire

As online calls for a Friday Day of Rage reach a fever-pitch in Saudi Arabia, police have already clashed with protesters. The Associated Press reports:    Saudi police open fire at rally ...
Politics & Policy

Journalists in Yemen Being Attacked

Another Arab dictatorship doesn’t want the outside world to see:    Journalists covering the antigovernment movement in Yemen are reporting being attacked by supporters of President Ali Abdullah Saleh and in some cases by state security ...
Politics & Policy

Candid Commander

Sec. Robert Gates and Gen. David Petraeus were caught joking about the possibility of U.S. interference in Libya today, perhaps signaling that neither of them take the idea seriously:    In an ...
Politics & Policy

U.K. Pushes for No-Fly Zone

…against Sec. Robert Gates’ demurral, and Daley’s warnings. Reports Al Arabiya:    Meanwhile, Britain and some other countries are working “on a contingency basis” on a United Nations Security Council resolution allowing ...
Politics & Policy

Qaddafi Speaks Again

Amazingly, France 24 managed to land a half-hour sit-down interview with Qaddafi. He, once again, blames the media for distorting the truth of his popularity in Libya, exaggerating and inciting ...