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Not if Russian President Vladimir Putin can help it! Mark N. Katz  But can he help it?  Authoritarian rulers elsewhere have tried to prevent democratic revolution against them.  Some have done this successfully – often for a long period of time – but have eventually succumbed.  Other authoritarian regimes, by …

Tomas Mega, U.S. correspondent      Liberals thought the re-election of a Democratic President, a U.S. Senate majority and increasing Democratic numbers in the U.S. House of Representatives all meant good things for the rights of American women. 

The song of Pan-Africanism cannot be sung in today’s Africa the same way as it was half a century ago   Eyob Balcha, special to Addis Standard     Pan-Africanism then Think about a young African in the late 1950s or in the 1960s on the streets of Algiers, Accra …