April 11, 2015    The deal reached in Lausanne, Switzerland by Iran and five powers, led by the US, appears to be about nuclear capability.   In fact, the real issue was not nuclear weapons, which Iran does not now possess, but Iran’s potential geopolitical power.   Iran, a nation of 80.8 […]

April 4, 2015   Africa’s most populous nation has just achieved something very important.  This week Nigeria’s voters handed a landslide victory to former president, Muhammadu Buhari.  Equally impressive, the incumbent president, Goodluck Jonathan, became the first Nigerian leader in 55 years to democratically  cede power to his rival.  President-elect […]