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Shirin Hayek, Yasin al-Suwayha
During a blogger’s forum held in Xavia, Spain last April, Egyptian writer and journalist Hani Darwish pointed out that in the past few years, Mubarak...
Thursday, September 29, 2011
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Shahira Salloum
Bahrain’s regime may believe it succeeded in containing the people’s uprising through brute force. But Bahraini stories of torture, fear, and...
Monday, September 26, 2011
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Shahira Salloum
Bahrain’s regime may believe it succeeded in containing the people’s uprising through brute force. But Bahraini stories of torture, fear, and...
Sunday, September 25, 2011
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Muhammad Dibo
Syria stands at a crossroads. The status quo of protest and regime crackdwon might not end soon, but the situation may also escalate as protests in...
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
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Basheer al-Baker
Syria’s Kurds have played a prominent role in the protest movement despite the boon of a Presidential decree granting citizenship to over 100,000 of...
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
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Suleiman Obeidi was one of the first senior officers to break ranks with Gaddafi following the start of the Libyan popular revolt in February. His...
Thursday, September 8, 2011
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Basheer al-Baker
The Baath Party is the leader of both state and society according to Syria’s Constitution. But a much-touted constitutional amendment will not...
Friday, September 2, 2011
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The motives and goals of Libya's emerging political actors following the ouster of Gaddafi remain unclear. The assassination of Libyan rebels top...
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
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Basheer al-Baker
Intelligence is a term that has woven itself into the daily lives of the Syrian people. It has acquired many names, become synonymous with ‘terror’,...
Thursday, August 25, 2011
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