Monthly: August 2012

My brief thoughts on Syria and the Arab Spring


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

WHATEVER YOU AND I THINK, the future of Syria is even more predictable – al-Assad will fall. Since the anti-Assad protests began early last year, I think it’s…

Zuma’s Foreign Policy – a personal assessment


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

FOREIGN POLICY IS CRUCIAL FOR any government aiming to strengthen its relations with the rest of the world. Since World II the growing importance of foreign policy has…