Jul 10, 2013

Paradox of Egyptian democracy

Mohamed Morsi and his camp certainly erred and were not inclusive, but their martyrdom has dealt a big setback to the cause of democracy and the rule of law in Egypt.

Jul 2, 2013

Can Rudd resurrect Labor?

Even by the standards of a sports-mad country in which politics is a blood-sport, the events leading to the comeback of Kevin Rudd have been extraordinary.

May 22, 2013

Substitute question marks for exclamation marks

A terrible tragedy is unfolding in (fill in the name of your favorite trouble spot). Something must be done. This (choose from sending troops, air strikes, enforcing a no fly zone, arming rebels) is something. Therefore it must be done. Such is what passes ...