THE GREAT AFRICAN COLLAPSE

I’m leaving on vacation shortly so my postings are going to be few for the interim. It’s a shame because there are any number of engaging posts going on in the blogosphere that I would love to tackle – reflections on arguments posted by Jeff at Caerdroia and Juan Cole alone could fill several hours of my time, time that unfortunately is scarce.

However I’d like to take the time to point to this column by Arnaud de Brorchgrave on the state of Africa. De Brochgrave