Entries by Qais Ghanem, MD from 08/2011

Good News From Yemen -- at Last!

| Posted 08.18.2011 | Canada

Will Yemen's national council achieve anything? I have no doubt that the group will be attacked by so many agents of the regime. There will be differences of opinion within the group about the direction and speed of action to be taken. In the milieu of tribal Yemen, which has never known democracy, anything is possible.

Good News From Libya -- at Last

| Posted 08.22.2011 | Canada

The inner circle of Gaddafi is fraying and the news of Abdessalam Jalloud's defection must be heartening for the opposition. Although it is a significant psychological gain, one wonders why some of the big fish in the inner circles of defeated tyrants make their moves so late in the game.