Political Comment (25 July 2011)
Despite being excommunicated diplomatically by the Contact Group on Libya, Col Mu’ammar al-Qadhafi remains defiant – and in power in Tripoli. Turkey has hosted a meeting of the Syrian opposition. In Yemen opposition groups have set up rival bodies to manage the uprising against President 'Ali 'Abd Allah Salih. The Shi'a opposition party Wefaq has pulled out of Bahrain's national dialogue.
US Recognizes Libyan TNC