Posted on 16/01/2011 by matisak
Saddam has shown very bad timing for the occupation of Kuwait.
Filed under: Global Politics, History, Iraq, Middle East, Military, Politics, Security, United States | Tagged: Cold War, Conflict, Desert Storm, Global Politics, Gulf War, History, Iraq, Iraq War, James Lee Ray, Kuwait, Middle East, Military, Robert Citino, Saddam Hussain, Security, Security policy, United States, War, Wayne White | Leave a Comment »
Posted on 15/01/2011 by matisak
The outcome of the rebellion in Tunisia is still unclear but governments across the region will be forced to address the issue of reform and governance. But what does it mean? More oppression or liberal reforms?
Filed under: Africa, Politics | Tagged: Africa, Democracy, George Trumbull, Governance, Henry Wilkinson, Martha Crenshaw, Middle East, Northern Africa, Politics, Tunisia, Tuomo Melasuo | Leave a Comment »
Posted on 11/01/2011 by matisak
Russian Duma prepares five amendments for the ratification of New START. During the heated debate the US Senate voted down the amendment of Senator John McCain with argument it could lead to the renegotiation of the treaty.
Filed under: Politics, Russia, Security, United States, US foreign policy | Tagged: Duma, Foreign policy, New START, Nikolai Sokov, Nuclear proliferation, Nuclear Weapons, Russia, Security, Security policy, Steven Pifer, The Brookings Institution, Thomas Nichols, United States, US foreign policy, US Senate | Leave a Comment »
Posted on 07/01/2011 by matisak
The future is full of enormous challenges for both parts of Sudan, northern and southern.
Filed under: Africa, Politics | Tagged: Africa, Conflict, David Shinn, Eric Reese, Mark Duffield, Oil, Omar al-Bashir, Politics, Southern Sudan, Southern Sudanese referendum, Sudan | 2 Comments »
Posted on 06/01/2011 by matisak
“The best service I can provide this president is, for the next couple of years, outside this building,” said Gibbs.
Filed under: Politics, United States, US politics | Tagged: Allan Louden, American Presidency, Barack Obama, David Perlmutter, Joseph Tuman, Lindsay Hoffman, Robert Gibbs, United States, US politics, White House | 2 Comments »
Posted on 03/01/2011 by matisak
He ends term as Governor of California.
Filed under: Politics, United States, US politics | Tagged: Arnold Schwarzenneger, California, David Karol, David McCuan, John Pitney, Nicholas Cull, Politics, Thad Kousser, United States, US politics | Leave a Comment »