The Sudanese Professionals Association is calling for a campaign of 'sweeping civil disobedience to topple the treacherous and killer military council,' but unless it can take back control of the streets, it’s all over.
Think how many people would rejoice in his victory: Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, Muhammad bin Salman, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, and Emmanuel Macron. If all those wise men like it, who are we to say otherwise?
Populist demagogues in other EU countries have watched the tragicomic mega-shambles of Britain’s attempted Brexit and decided that the wiser course is to stay in the EU and try to dominate it from within.
The officers, and especially the generals, are not ready to change sides, partly because they are dedicated Chavistas, but also because few of the generals have managed to hide their loot somewhere safe abroad.
The ‘dissidents’ who formed the Real IRA in 2012 are nationalists who never accepted the truce. They have been waiting for an opportunity to reopen the revolutionary liberation war that they imagine was betrayed by the Good Friday Agreement, and Brexit is giving it to them.
Julian Assange should have gone to Sweden, because the Swedes would have been less likely to grant an extradition request than the British government under David Cameron, the Conservative prime minister at the time.
The only reason Donald Trump has now 'recognized' the Golan Heights as Israeli territory is to give a little electoral boost to his good buddy, Israel’s prime minister, who is facing corruption charges.
The Syrian and Yemeni civil wars, both triggered by the popular, initially non-violent revolutions of the Arab Spring, may finally be stumbling towards an end, but the whole tragic sequence of events is still too fresh in people’s minds for them to want to try again.
But the fantasy statistics about near-full employment pumped out by the government may suffice to keep his base quiet, even if jobs are strangely scarce or low-paying around where they live, writes columnist Gwynne Dyer.
It could be a year yet before the wars that have ravaged the greater Middle East since the American invasions of Afghanistan in 2001 and Iraq in 2003 finally die down, but it will come, writes columnist Gwynne Dyer.
The consensus among scientists is that the surface of the planet is not bombarded by hard radiation during the intervals when the Earth’s internally generated magnetic field all but disappears for a time.