Posts Tagged: Egypt

Three Big Pigs: Geopolitics, 2011 Style

Been looking for a better way to understand the ever-evolving complexities of middle Eastern populist uprisings, even if you may not know your Gulf of Sidra from your Jersey Shore, or your Oman from your Conan? Fear not, gentle Govloop reader. My vote goes to this inspired YouTube video, produced by Russian animator Egor Zhgun…. Read more »

Couch Potato Democracy?*

I was thinking about the remarkable power of citizens and their determination to peacefully overthrow the governments in Egypt and Tunisia. Their hope now is to replace decades old regimes with a democratic form of government whose leaders are selected and elected by the people. The model nation they are using? The United States of… Read more »