Protests Throughout the Arab World Today as Uprising Continues

By: Friday April 1, 2011 1:45 pm

The Arab protests have typically used Friday prayers as a rallying point, and today was no different in multiple hot spots. A sampling: • Yemen: Pro- and anti-government demonstrators held dueling protests in Sanaa. A week after it looked as if Ali Abdullah Saleh’s government would fall, the large protests on the pro-government side show [...]

President Gives Muted Statement on Murders in Bahrain, Yemen, Libya

By: Friday February 18, 2011 12:00 pm

Here’s what the President managed to put out regarding the shameless murder of citizens today in Bahrain, Libya and Yemen: I am deeply concerned by reports of violence in Bahrain, Libya and Yemen. The United States condemns the use of violence by governments against peaceful protesters in those countries and wherever else it may occur. [...]

Russ Feingold: We Cannot Look the Other Way at “Stable” Dictators

By: Friday February 4, 2011 9:24 am

Times like this are when we truly miss Russ Feingold in the US Senate. He ran the key subcommittee on Africa on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, so he has expertise on the various countries experiencing uprisings right now. And he brings a moral authority to the conversation, one which few others can. Feingold actually [...]

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