The Middle East Domino Effect

By: BARON LAUDERMILK  /   Category: Recent News   /   No Comments
10
Mar
2011

After the citizen’s revolt in Tunisia, which began in December, a domino effect rippled through the Middle East. It triggered massive protests of students and working class people all demanding democracy, employment options and a transparent, non-corrupt government. Before December, the Middle East was beginning to see a growing middle class, with certain nations seeing.

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04
Mar
2011

Steve Hays, associate professor in the department of classics and world religions, has recently taken a public stance against the current Ohio University budget. He has voiced criticism of President Roderick McDavis and the amount of money he is spending on intercollegiate athletics across campus. Last week, he publicly compared McDavis to former president of Egypt, Hosni.

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22
Feb
2011

The recent events in Egypt, which led to the departure of President Hosni Mubarak and the ascension of a provisional military government charged with seeing the country through to fair elections sometime this fall, have resonated with pro-democracy forces across the region and the world. Protests in Yemen and Bahrain inspired by those in Egypt have.

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233 Killed in Libya Protests

By: BRADLEY EVANS  /   Category: Recent News   /   No Comments
21
Feb
2011

Libya Tuesday became the latest Middle Eastern country to undergo political turmoil since the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Muburak. Police and the military in the North African country killed at least 233 protesters, according to Human Rights Watch. Libyan President Moammar Gadhafi said he will not resign his.

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Opinion: On Hippos and Cheetahs

By: BRENT GRACE  /   Category: Opinion / Recent News   /   3 Comments
16
Feb
2011

Recent events in Egypt prove that Francis Fukuyama was right, and that the Beijing Consensus is dead. In the early 1990s, as the Soviet Union disintegrated and as one communist government after another collapsed in Eastern Europe, Francis Fukuyama released a book announcing that communism’s collapse signaled the "End of History.” At the end of.

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Middle East Unrest Spreads to Yemen, Iran

By: BRADLEY EVANS  /   Category: Recent News   /   No Comments
15
Feb
2011

Only days after the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, government protests have spread to Yemen and Iran. Protests thus far have been smaller than those that occurred in Egypt, however both governments are closely monitoring the events. In Yemen Monday, nearly 200 protesters took to the streets calling for regime change. Pro- and anti-government protesters.

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14
Feb
2011

A day after the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Algerians violated their government’s ban on protest Saturday by flooding the Algerian capital of Algiers to demand the resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Protestors also demanded improved living standards, a transparent democracy and free media. The human rights group Democratic.

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Egypt: President Mubarak Resigns

By: BRADLEY EVANS  /   Category: Recent News   /   No Comments
11
Feb
2011

One day after Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak told protesters he would not leave his post as president, he announced he would resign the office. Mubarak symbolically transferred all his governmental powers to Vice President Omar Suleiman Thursday. Suleiman then transferred power to the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces Friday. Defiantly in a speech Thursday, Mubarak.

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10
Feb
2011

President Hosni Mubarak announced Thursday on Egypt’s state TV that he would transfer power to newly appointed Vice President Omar Suleiman, but would not resign his office or leave the country. The announcement came after more than two weeks of sometimes-violent protests as crowds continued to gather in Cairo’s Tahrir Square — also referred to as.

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10
Feb
2011

Since protests in Egypt against President Hosni Sayyid Mubarak erupted over two weeks ago, the Chinese Communist Party has censured the word “Egypt” from various search engines and social networks. On Jan. 29 the Chinese government blocked “Egypt” from Sina.com and Netease.com: two of the nation's biggest online portals. Anytime someone searches the term “Egypt”.

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