About this blog
Welcome to my blog - I'm Charles Reed and I advise the Church of England on foreign policy issues.
This blog covers a variety of topics from US foreign policy to European politics and the Middle East - and whatever else happens to be in the news or catch my attention.
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Tag Archives: Democratic Reform
With public and political attention firmly transfixed by events in Libya are we at risk of loosing focus when it comes to Tunisia and Egypt? Are we in danger of seeing these revolutions as self-contained events rather than the start … Continue reading
Not surprisingly the media have been transfixed this weekend with the resignation of President Mubarak. Reports and analysis have dissected the event from every conceivable angle – why it happened and what it now means both to Egypt and the … Continue reading
Just as many African countries will be studying the implications of the Sudanese referendum – if Sudan, why not the Congo, Nigeria, and the Ivory Coast – so several Middle Eastern countries will be watching carefully the unfolding events in Tunisia – … Continue reading