A little matter will move a party, but it must be something great that moves a nation. –Thomas Paine1792 — Rights of Man
Commentary: What the World Sees in America
The Education of an Iranian Revolutionary In 1978, the future Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi helped storm the justice ministry in Tehran in protest against the shah. ‘The future appeared full of promise.’
The Freedom Movement Comes to Syria -It is unlikely that the Gadhafis and Mubaraks could have entertained thoughts of succession for their sons had they not seen the ease with which Syria became an odd creature—a republican monarchy.
“The Hand of providence has been so conspicuous in all this, that he must be worse than an infidel that lacks faith, and more than wicked, that has not gratitude enough to acknowledge his obligations.” –George Washington