Posts Tagged ‘revolutions’

The ugly face of Russia

In a recent statement, the last secretary general of the communist party of the Soviet Union, Michael Gorbachev, described the Russian rulers of being ‘arrogant’. I am not a communist, nor do I have any special place in my heart for Gorbachev, or for what he represents, but I completely agree with him on this […]

Era of legitimacy

Apart from Colonel Gaddafi, I believe that every other leader in the Arab world now understands that it is no longer possible to continue to rule his country just because he happens to be in power. The ‘glue’ that used to keep their asses stock on the thrones has melted with the heat of the […]