Yemen Deal Falls Through; Saleh Still In Power

By: Sunday May 1, 2011 11:09 am

A deal that would have had Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh leave office within thirty days fell through over the weekend, as he refused to sign the deal brokered by fellow Gulf states. The formal signing ceremony was supposed to happen today. Saturday’s development was a new blow to efforts to mediate the months-old crisis [...]

Egypt Poll Showing Strong Opposition to US Policy Stems from Confused Response to Arab Uprising

By: Tuesday April 26, 2011 1:25 pm

The other part of that Pew poll on Egyptian attitudes I wanted to highlight concerns their antipathy toward the United States. 39% have a negative view of the American involvement in the upheaval, the survey showed, compared with 22% who have positive views. Only 15% of those polled want Egypt to have a closer relationship [...]

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