Q&A with Ronnie Kasrils

An ANC and SACP member, Ronnie Kasrils joined the fight against the apartheid regime, in 1960. A founding member of Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK) and former minister of intelligence from 2004 to 2008, Kasrils served from 1985 to 1989 on the ANC’s Politico-Military Council....

The Dynamics of the Uprising in Syria | by Hassan Abbas

Most people interested in Syrian affairs used to believe that the country was extremely stable. The regime’s media fed this belief, constantly reiterating the assertion that Syria was the most secure and stable country in the world. In fact, however, this stability...