Feb 25th, 2013
By Magdi El-Gizouli The International Crisis Group (ICG) recently released a report on thewar in South Kordofan, the first as it said in a series of reports on the on-going conflicts in Sudan’s peripheries. In their introduction the author(s) offered the disclaimer that the ICG “could not obtain acce...
In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Aug 6th, 2012
Alemayehu G. Mariam What happens when a “prime minister” goes AWOL? That is, absent without constitutional leave of absence. Ethiopian Dictator Meles Zenawi has disappeared from public view for several weeks now. He was last seen in public on June 19 at the G20 Summit in Mexico. His disappearing act...