|The Post-Qadhafi Libya|
|WITH the death of Moamer
Qadhafi the Arab spring has
claimed a third victory. The
Libyan people have the
chance to build a just and
democratic system of governance after
42 years of autonomous rule by the
colonel, his family, his cronies and his
tribe. No wonder there are such scenes
of jubilation throughout the country.
Qadhafi´s removal will be a source of
great relief to the new government of
Libya, whatever its ultimate composition.
Qadhafi had billions of dollars at
his disposal, in cash and gold, with
which he was threatening to fund an
insurgency and derail the revolution.
Nevertheless, the new regime would
probably rather have captured Qadhafi
alive to make a show of his trial, as the
Iraqi interim government did with
Saddam Hussein in 2004. Such a trial.
|LAST month President
Obama finally unveiled a
serious economic stimulus
plan - far short of what I´d
like to see, but a step in the
right direction. Republicans, predictably,
have blocked it. But the
new plan, combined with the
Occupy Wall Street demonstrations,
seems to have shifted the
national conversation. We are, suddenly,
focused on what we should
have been talking about all along:
So what is the GOP jobs plan?
The answer, in large part, is to
allow more pollution. So what you
need to know is that weakening
environmental regulations would
do little to create jobs and would
make us both poorer and sicker.
Now it would be wrong to say
that all Republicans see increased
pollution as the answer to... |
Qtel, Amiri Guard sign strategic IT agreement
TRIBUNE NEWS NETWORK
DOHA QTEL and Qatar’s Amiri Guard have signed an agreement to provide communication technology for the Amiri Guard.
Chairman of Qtel Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Saud al Thani and Amiri Guard Commander Major General Hazza bin Khalil Shahwani signed the agreement.
Under the terms of the agreement, Qtel will work with the Amiri Guard to provide infrastructure and expertise to support the communication requirements of the Amiri Guard.
“Qtel has the best communication infrastructure in the region, as well as a wealth of internal expertise in this area. We are pleased to support the requirements of the Amiri Guard with respect to communication technology,” the Qtel chairman said.
Major General Shahwani said, “We have signed this agreement with Qtel because of its expertise in the field of communications, and the reliability of its infrastructure. We are working to build a fruitful cooperation with a range of national companies and Qtel is one of those leading companies.”