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Muslim World In Decline

Muslim world in decline

Myanmar is a country that is supposed to be recovering from years of dictatorial rule and moving towards democracy and an opening up to the rest of the world. It…

Elections And Betrayals

Elections and betrayals

On March 9, Kenya’s Election Commission declared Uhuru Kenyatta, the son of the country’s first president and a suspect wanted for war crimes, Kenya’s next president. Mr Kenyatta won by…

Egypt’s Zia Ul Haq?

Egypt’s Zia ul Haq?

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has been dubbed Egypt’s new pharaoh, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Cincinnatus, Benito Mussolini, Abraham Lincoln, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and even another Hosni Mubarak. Comparisons and juxtapositions are being…

An Unrealistic Law

An unrealistic law

Egypt’s newly elected president, Mohamed Morsi, is of a humble background. His is an inspiring story — a diligent middle-class person struggling his way up the class ladder. It is…

The Year Gone By

The year gone by

As another frantic year comes to an end, I want to know who pushed the fast-forward button. Why is it that life seems to speed up as you get older?…

Courting China

Courting China

On the face of it, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Egypt’s new President Mohammed Morsi have little in common. True, both are leaders of key regional powers. But apart from…

Peacemaker Then Pharaoh

Peacemaker then pharaoh

It was impossible not to be impressed by the speed of Mohamed Morsi’s transformation from a widely hailed peacemaker into a much derided potential pharaoh. A week ago, the Egyptian…