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Earlier this week, the Egyptian military leadership approved a draft for constitutional amendments aimed at satisfying the demands of the demonstrators and paving the way for free and fair elections.
Libya’s strongman Muammar Qadhafi appears willing to fight on against Libya’s own citizens, prolonging the battle between government forces and nearly unarmed rebels. Voices from the region and abroad are calling for a variety of measures to prevent further deterioration of the situation.
Over the weekend, the United States vetoed a resolution before the UN Security Council condemning Israeli settlements in the Occupied Territories after failing to convince the Palestinian government to withdraw it.
The official Russian response to recent popular demonstrations against governments in Tunisia, Egypt and elsewhere in the Middle East has been remarkably circumspect. Statements by President Medvedev, Foreign Minister Lavrov and Foreign Ministry spokesman Lukashevich on events in Egypt in pa
Following the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, experts and pundits began commenting on the significance of his departure, for Egypt and for the region as a whole.
With Tunisia and Egypt roiled by mass protests, Al Jazeera reports that Middle East rulers have been busy making concessions in an effort to appease their people and prevent their regimes
This year started with a series of significant political developments in the Middle East. The Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia, the collapse of the Lebanese government and the revolution in Egypt demonstrate the need for timely, thoughtful analysis of these turbulent political transitions.