Yemen needs an insurgent democracy

Yemen needs an insurgent democracy

Published on the The Great Debate blog of Reuters on 24 January 2012. After months of uncertainty around whether Ali Abdullah Saleh has been sincere about stepping down from his post as Yemen’s president, Sunday brought confirmation that he has left the country to...
What role for the EU in the new Libya?

What role for the EU in the new Libya?

Published on e-IR on 23 October 2011. After more than 25,000 sorties and close to 10,000 airstrikes over the past six months, NATO is expecting to wind down its Libya operation by the end of October. As Steve Saideman has pointed out, this marks the fourth success of...
Yemen needs an insurgent democracy

A New Beginning for Libya

Published on the The Great Debate blog of Reuters on 20 October 2011. The fall of Sirte and the death of Colonel Gadhafi represent most likely the finishing blow for the remnants of the old regime in Libya. They are a highly valuable prize that the NTC fought hard to...