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Entries in north africa (3)


North Africa Video Feature: Here Come the US Drones (Al Jazeera English)

Al Jazeera English's Inside Story reviews the expansion of US bases, supporting drone operations, across North Africa.

Panelists are Robert Densmore, a former US naval flight officer and editor of Defence Report; David Shinn, Professor of International Affairs at George Washington University and former US ambassador to Burkina Faso and Ethiopia; and Noel Sharkey, aProfessor of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics at the University of Sheffield.


EA Video Analysis: North Africa, "Generational Struggle", and War on Terror 2.0

A few words of concern --- with a  request for knowledge and understanding, rather than caricature and polemic --- to British Prime Minister David Cameron about his declaration of "generational struggle" against "terrorists", "jihadists", Al Qa'eda, and anyone else with a "poisonous ideology":


Sudan LiveBlog: Developing Story --- Protests in Khartoum

0845 GMT: The Wall Street Journal has picked up on the Sunday protests, with an article by Sarah Childress.

0820 GMT: A statement from Sudanese police says its forces contained a “limited riot” staged by some students, including some “agitators". According to the police release, 40 students and 30 citizens were arrested, and all students were released on bail.

0755 GMT: Ahlia University in Omdurman has been closed for the rest of the week.

0500 GMT: Mohamed Abdelrahman, a student at Al-Ahlyaa University, was reportedly killed in the Khartoum demonstrations.

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