Articles Tagged ‘Middle East’

Egyptian demonstrators gather near Cairo's Tahrir Square at the weekend, which saw thousands of anti-government protesters return to the streets chanting slogans against Hosni Mubarak just hours after the Egyptian president fired his cabinet but refused to step down. Photo: AP

Off The Reservation: Cairo At Dawn

America loves a good dictator; at least when it comes to the strategic installation of one. The problem with dictators is the inevitable egos they…



Jerry’s Ink: Maggie Said It Best (And Other Unpopular Political Views)

Margaret Thatcher said: “The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s money.” I wrote a column a few weeks ago…



Off the Reservation: Nine Years Gone

It is nine years from the moment America’s heart stopped at 9:03 a.m., September 11, 2001. This was the precise moment the second plane struck…



Off The Reservation: Law of the Land

Kevin Law, the outgoing president and chief executive of the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA), has been chosen to lead the Long Island Association (LIA)…