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Amal Ghazal
On university campuses, in restaurants and in cafes, talk of celebrating what is taking place across the Arab World seems to be invariably met with...
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
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Khelil Bouarrouj
Shortly after the ouster of Zine el Abidine Ben Ali, some Tunisian youth declared on Facebook that many of the exiled Islamists will return to...
Monday, September 5, 2011
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Ibrahim al-Amin
There are now two contests in Syria. The first is domestic. It pits protesters, plus armed groups of various hues, against a regime that continues to...
Monday, September 5, 2011
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Moammar Atwi
Libyans are well aware that they will face tough and dangerous consequences if they fail in steering the ship of their revolution towards its goals...
Friday, September 2, 2011
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Huda Rizk
In the wake of the Arab revolts, will proponents of political Islam in the Arab world replace the Arab regimes that once ruled in the name of...
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
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Naeem Jeenah
The revolutionary fervor that swept across North Africa and the Middle East is leaving discernible imprints on the political and social landscape of...
Saturday, August 27, 2011
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Madawi Al-Rasheed
The Arab Spring has successfully removed three autocrats from the stage, while others may be on their way out. But it has brought three regional...
Thursday, August 25, 2011
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Noam Chomsky
In the 2011 summer issue of the journal of the American Academy of Political Science, we read that it is “a common theme” that the United States,...
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
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Yasar Ayoub
In a surprising move, the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs recently announced “its recognition of a Palestinian state within the 1967 borders,...
Thursday, August 18, 2011
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