Category Archives: Ryan Vigneux

Feb 1 2011

The dangerous gamble

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is currently dealing a last-ditch, risky hand in response to ongoing protests. He is calling the police away from most streets, announcing that prisoners have “somehow” escaped from four prisons and, as some have suggested, is possibly … Continue reading

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Nov 23 2010

How did the poorest country in the Arab World become one of the most important?

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With a Houthi rebel insurgency in the north and a secessionist movement in the south, Yemen has not seen true stability nor all-encompassing governance in decades. 40% of its water supply is used to cultivate qat, an amphetamine that more than … Continue reading

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