Basheer al-Baker

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Basheer al-Baker

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In a surprise vote last Saturday, the Arab League effectively suspended Syria’s membership in the organization. The decision appears to mark the...
Monday, November 14, 2011
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Little has changed on the ground in Syria following the recent agreement struck between Damascus and the Arab League. But the deal may reflect the...
Sunday, November 6, 2011
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From Governor of Riyadh to defense minister, Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz takes more responsibilities in one of the most complex transitional periods...
Thursday, November 3, 2011
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Prince Nayef has rapidly ascended the ranks of the Saudi monarchy. His appointment by King Abdullah as crown prince and first deputy of the cabinet...
Monday, October 31, 2011
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The death of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz is likely to lead to a power struggle within the royal family. The throne’s affairs...
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
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The recent death of Saudi Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz signals the imminent end of an era of first generation rule and raises questions about...
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
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Slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi managed to hold on to power for decades and fought hard to outmanoeuvre the rebels and NATO forces. But his...
Friday, October 21, 2011
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Michel Kilo has witnessed, participated, and commemorated nearly every political development in Syria over the last half century. This perennial...
Friday, October 7, 2011
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Al-Qaeda’s Internet ‘Bin Laden,’ Anwar al-Awlaki, was an effective mentor and orator for his organization’s cause, but his active role in the network...
Monday, October 3, 2011
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Decades of dedicated political activism have earned Hassan Abdul-Azim the trust of friend and foe alike. The old-time Nasserite may be uniquely...
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
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