Archive: February 2011

The Coward’s Last Stand: Revolution In Libya (February 22, 2011)

In the end, Mubarak left Egypt without a fight. Muammar Gaddafi appears determined not to go down the same road

Sometimes, A Miracle (February 13, 2011)

The crisis in Egypt ends peacefully, and a new era begins

Going All In, Or Emerson In Tahrir Square (February 8, 2011)

I wrote last Friday that the uprising in Egypt appeared to be heading for a moment of decision, with protesters’ calls for that to be President Hosni Mubarak’s “day of departure” set to collide with Mubarak’s gradually increasing use of force to try to back them down. It didn’t turn out that way.  The protesters […]

When The Revolution Comes (February 4, 2011)

… you’re never ready. But that doesn’t stop it from coming