Posts Tagged ‘UN’

  • ICC arrest warrant for Gaddafi & son Saif with UN Security Council travel ban on wife Safiya
    Safiya and Muammar in better days - or maybe now - hiding out in desert? This is not a good time to be a member of the Gaddafi family. The father, Muammar, named as “acting Head of State,” by the ICC (International Criminal Court) is officially wanted for crimes against humanity. He’s now an alleged war criminal with an ICC arrest warrant calling for...
    by at June 27th, 2011 at 03:06 pm
  • The Unwanted Arab Spring that’s bad for business
    Call me a cynic. God knows I’ve tried to be an idealist for the last couple of months. It started with Egypt. I was so moved by the millions of people who braved everything to take to the streets and demand Mubarak step down. Yes! Tunisia was not a fluke. A democratic wave might roll through the autocratic Middle-East and North Africa. There was hope. There was light. But...
    by at April 3rd, 2011 at 10:04 am
  • Has Moussa Koussa defected?
    Two days ago Moussa Koussa took his family in a caravan of three cars across the Western border of Libya on a “private” visit to Tunisia. There wasn’t anybody who thought it was for a vacation. Tweets today have him arriving at Heathrow Airport, although reports say the Brits didn’t let him in. It is also reported that he is not travelling with...
    by at March 30th, 2011 at 12:03 pm
  • Obama says “exploring all options”
    “Exploring all options.” Those three words from Barack Obama would mean a lot to anyone who isn’t crazy. The problem, as everyone knows, is that Gaddafi is beyond hearing anything. But those around him are capable of hearing. Maybe they will get the message. It would be so easy if Obama could just fix it. I’m sure he wants to. At least he finally...
    by at February 23rd, 2011 at 03:02 pm