A death in Buenos Aires will not rewrite the past

Somewhere between tales of deflated footballs, movie fury and the United States facing one foreign policy headache after another is the fate that befell Argentine federal prosecutor Alberto Nisman on January 18. Far flung from the power vacuum gripping the Middle East but tirelessly working on a piece of the puzzle behind it, Nisman was in the … More A death in Buenos Aires will not rewrite the past

Mapping out who controls what in the disintegrating Middle East

Below are some (mostly) reliable interactive maps drafted by a Wikipedia network that show the current situations in Syria, Iraq, Libya and Yemen – four countries once caught up in the “Arab Spring” revolutions that are now wracked by factional warfare with no end in sight anytime soon. I’ve included a brief description and a … More Mapping out who controls what in the disintegrating Middle East