Return to the Events in Benghazi

More details.

Nelson Mandela Released from Hospital

Reports of Nelson Mandela’s death were premature.

Some Basic Political Science Regarding Egypt

Some thoughts on the ongoing situation in Egypt.

U. S. Aid to Egypt Is Complicated

The complicated issues surrounding U.S. aid to Egypt.

The Tiger or the Tiger: What’s Ahead for Egypt?

There is either a military government or an Islamist one in Egypt’s future.

Remember Libya?

Libya continues to teeter on the brink of chaos.

Malik Obama Running for Kenya Governorship

Amusing in light of the birther nonsense:Obama half brother Malik seeks Kenya governor’s office.

Institutional Clash in Egypt

They are playing the game without rules in Egypt.

Cameroon’s “Missing” Olympians

Eight of Cameroon’s 37 Olympians are “missing.”

Mursi Sworn in as Egyptian President

However, he and his party have hardly taken over.

Mohammed Morsi Declared Winner Of Egyptian Presidential Election

The candidate of the Muslim Brotherhood is the next President of Egypt, but the political future of Egypt itself remains quite murky.

Egyptian Election Results Due Tomorrow

The slow motion election continues at least one more day.

Egypt’s “Stupid” Transition

Sequencing matters.

Robert Mugabe Not UN Tourism Ambassador, A Position That Doesn’t Exist

An Internet meme that Robert Mugabe has been named UN Tourism Ambassador is untrue.

A Comparative Note on Amendment Processes

We, as Americans, tend to have a limited knowledge of the institutional variation that exists across democratic systems around the world.

Joseph Kony, #stopkony, and Ignoring Africa

Today, the #stopkony hashtag is trending on Twitter. Here’s why.

Did US Choices Lead Egypt to its Current Situation?

We, as a country, need to remember that do not hold levers that allow us to move events this way or that