Michael Totten: January 2006 Archives

The Enemy of Your Enemy Is Sometimes Your Enemy

BEIRUT -- Syria's exiled former Vice President Abdul Halim Khaddam ratchets up his own personal war against Bashar Assad's ruling Ba'ath Party regime every couple of days. First he implicated Assad in the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik... Read More

Cyprus: NATO's Internal Cold War

If you live in the United States, the Mediterranean island of Cyprus is not a place you are ever likely to see. Most visitors are middle class tourists from Europe -- Britain, mainly -- who buy cheap package vacations at... Read More

The Slow Rot of Hosni Mubarak

CAIRO - To those who are easily and perhaps willingly fooled, Egypt's ruler Hosni Mubarak appeared to cry "uncle!" after sustained U.S. pressure to open up his one-party state and hold real elections. But the reforms are a farce --... Read More

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