Who Stole my Revolution

by Mordechai Kedar The popular revolution in Egypt that began on the 25th of January, succeeded after three weeks of demonstrations, fatalities and casualties to get rid of President Mubarak before he could pass the country on to his son, and proved to all that the country is not family property but belongs to all […]

The Noose Tightens

by Mordechai KedarFor thirty years, the regime of Hafez Al-Assad (1970-2000) conducted a love-hate relationship with the Arab League and with fellow rulers of the Arab countries. On one hand, the Syrian ruler presented himself as the “keeper of the seal” of “Arabness”, and Damascus, its capital, as the “strong fortress” and the “direction of […]