Dangerous, bloody times. The revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt already seem tame compared to what the Libyan people are going through, across the water. My island may be back to being the nurse of the Mediterranean. But in the meantime, people are being massacred and the world is watching and trying to figure if it can untangle itself from its old hegemonies with the brutal Colonel. Economics vs human decency vs turf protectionism. Mixed with a heavy dose of Western naivety that Arab citizens desire a US or Western model.