The Arab Revolution Is Beyond America’s Control

February 7, 2011

WASHINGTON — It had to come. Where, when and how exactly one of many smoldering sparks in this agonized region might actually burst forth into the present conflagration was unknowable, but tension and anger was palpably rising over a long period.

Where all these uprisings across the region will go is still unknowable, but one thing is clear — [read more]