Arab Spring

2012 April

Waiting and watching on the Arab Spring

2012-12-11T18:26:02-05:00April 2nd, 2012|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

KAMPALA, UGANDA – The times, they are a changin.’ Maybe. Sort of. Well, we live in hope, anyway. I think of it while on Skype with Walid al Saqaf. We’re talking to catch up, about Yemen and censorship and technology and other things. Walid is a Yemeni journalist who has been noted in this space in the past. We were colleagues in Sana’a while Walid was publisher and editor-in-chief of the Yemen Times. I worked at his side.