What Lies Ahead

 States that are led by a dictator, as a rule, are plunged into instability once the potentate at the top has been overthrown, as we have seen in the last few days.

A Reckoning

Shortly after the war in Iraq began, British prime minister Tony Blair noted that, given the bitterness on both sides surrounding the war with Iraq, there would need to be "a reckoning about the relations between America and Europe.