Non-violent protest and “political jujitsu”

By Hugo Dixon
April 13, 2011

LONDON (Reuters) – Gene Sharp’s writings on how to use non-violent techniques to bring down autocratic regimes are often cited as a major influence on the activists who led the campaign against Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak.

Inside the Egyptian revolution

By Hugo Dixon
April 13, 2011

CAIRO (Reuters) – In early 2005, Cairo-based computer engineer Saad Bahaar was trawling the internet when he came across a trio of Egyptian expatriates who advocated the use of non-violent techniques to overthrow strongman Hosni Mubarak. Bahaar, then 32 and interested in politics and how Egypt might change, was intrigued by the idea. He contacted the group, lighting one of the fuses that would end in freedom in Tahrir Square six years later.

Egypt needs a reconstruction fund too

By Hugo Dixon
March 24, 2011

By Hugo Dixon
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Riposte: Portuguese default shouldn’t be taboo

By Hugo Dixon
March 24, 2011

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Arab spring’s violent phase ratchets up risk

By Hugo Dixon
March 21, 2011

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Glencore partners eye Goldman-style bonanza

By Hugo Dixon
February 22, 2011

By Hugo Dixon
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

India corruption travails could presage catharsis

By Hugo Dixon
February 21, 2011

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Vodafone wins first round in Essar war

By Hugo Dixon
January 31, 2011

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Vodafone wins ground in Indian jv tussle – sources

By Hugo Dixon
January 31, 2011

LONDON, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Indian mobile phone operator
Essar has abandoned plans to inject part of its 33 percent stake
in the Vodafone Essar venture into a listed shell company after
objections by its partner Vodafone (VOD.L: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz), according to two
people familiar with the situation.

Euro zone crisis may be close to resolution

By Hugo Dixon
January 28, 2011

By Hugo Dixon
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.