The Arab World's Troubled Existence »

Dr. Miklos K. Radvanyi

More often than men would like it, history has the annoying habit of repeating itself.  Thus, already in 1985, the Sudanese people had a disappointing experience with the “Arab Spring” of their own making.  Back then they overthrew Jafaar al-Numeiri’s military dictatorship that during its decade and a half reign brought Sudan to the brink of political chaos and economic ruin.  Finally, after a hiatus of …

Rethinking American Foreign Policy »

Dr. Miklos K. Radvanyi

On January 20, 2013, the United States of America will either have Barack Hussein Obama for four more years or will have a new president, the Republican Willard Mitt Romney, with a new House of Representatives and a new Senate.  Be that as it may, the continuation of the Obama presidency, or alternatively the transfer of power to the new Romney administration, will be accompanied by …

Egypt's Uncertain Future »

Dr. Miklos K. Radvanyi

Whoever strives to attain absolute powers is condemned to eternal insecurity.  The rulers of Egypt were and are no exceptions.  For this reason, the country’s current national misery lies both in its present and its past.  For millennia, successive empires reduced the people to abject slavery.  The 19th and 20th centuries respectively, saw monarchs and military strongmen ruling as despots over an increasingly divided people desiring …

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