February 28, 2014
IF THE BROTHERHOOD HAD FACED UP TO THE CHALLENGE, EGYPT WOULD STILL BE A DEMOCRACY:
Next revolutionary step in Ukraine: Reform the police (Nick Holdsworth, February 28, 2014, CS Monitor)
The decision by Ukraine's interim government to disband the hated riot police marks the first step in an urgent program of security-service reform needed to stabilize the country.Yet how to reform and reconstitute Ukraine's security forces, some of whom used live ammunition on Kiev protesters and often behaved like hardcore militia groups in parts of the country, presents a challenge.
Posted by Orrin Judd at February 28, 2014 1:17 PM