The British government yesterday recognized Libya's rebel government and freed up nearly $150 million in frozen assets for the rebels' use.
Long time observers of Egypt are fast running out of adjectives to describe their feelings about unfolding events. Unprecedented, stunning, transfixing. I lived there from 2003 to 2008 and dearly love the country. I'll be posting short updates here throughout the day (Friday, Jan. 28) on the fast-moving events in Egypt. This is my first go at this kind of thing, so bear with me.
President Obama mentioned Afghanistan more than any other nation during his 2011 State of the Union address. But what he didn't mention conveyed a lot.