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Pierre Abisaab
On the eve of the ‘Friday of Rage’ last week, another Iraqi intellectual was killed by a silenced gun at his home in central Baghdad. An organizer of...
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
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Qasem Izzedin
Mainstream portrayals of the Arab revolts depict the conflict as between despotic regimes and unified oppositions. However, uprisings in Syria and...
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
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Majd Kayyal
Many Palestinians don’t seem to be taking the September bid for statehood at the UN seriously. The Palestinian Authority (PA) has relied on...
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
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Maureen Murphy
Ten years ago today, like everyone else in the US, I felt the dread of the unknown as I watched the terrible looped footage of the passenger planes...
Monday, September 12, 2011
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Yassin Tamlali
Relations between Algeria and the Libyan rebels continue to be tense because of Algeria’s refusal to recognize the National Transitional...
Saturday, September 10, 2011
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Issam al-Arian
Egypt was previously viewed as part of a static world, as though the world had changed and Egyptians needed to adapt and live with that reality. But...
Friday, September 9, 2011
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Jean Aziz
Recent verbal attacks by Lebanon’s Future Movement parliamentarian Khaled Daher on the country’s military establishment are not surprising. Lebanon’s...
Thursday, September 8, 2011
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Bilal El-Amine
The Syrian uprising which erupted nearly six months ago seems to be settling into a dangerous deadlock with neither side—the regime or the opposition...
Thursday, September 8, 2011
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Hosam Matar
The Chinese chief of staff’s visit to Israel on August 14 gave rise to speculation about the nature of the relationship between the two countries:...
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
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