Jan 23, 2011

Beyond the protests in another 'Arab regime'

by Hasan Tuluy and Ramzy Baroud

SEATTLE — When faced with problems, most authoritarian regimes maintain a policy of rigidity when the appropriate response should be flexibility, political wisdom and concessions. In this way, authoritarian leaders can control their populations to serve the interests of a few individuals and political ...

Jan 19, 2011

Hu's momentous U.S. visit

by Hasan Tuluy and Kevin Rafferty

HONG KONG — The pomp and circumstance marking President Hu Jintao’s arrival in Washington could define a dangerous moment in relations between the United States and China. Political hype and pressures could easily poison the atmosphere and prevent progress on the proliferation of business, ...