EPIGRAM

Mass versus Force
Mass versus Force  


March 23, 2014  

Legitimacy loves the art of persuasion In their conclaves in various enclaves (‘think tanks’ and spas), military strategists... 

Is the Arab Spring Over?
Is the Arab Spring Over?  


November 11, 2013  

It’s a tale of three transitions – none yet to democracy – and it’s hardly begun The ouster of Egypt’s first democratically... 

“In 2020, Egypt will…
“In 2020, Egypt will…  


November 11, 2013  

Laila El Baradei …have moved much closer toward its target of establishing a truly democratic regime. The military will... 

Persian Gulf Futures
Persian Gulf Futures  


March 5, 2013  

Shaky monarchies, strategic pressures, and threats to energy and shipping The failure to date by oil- and gas-rich Persian... 

Israel Reacts to the Arab Spring
Israel Reacts to the Arab Spring  


June 7, 2012  

Proposition: The Arab Spring is, on balance, a major strategic problem for Israel Saeed Rahnema (against): Whether or not... 

Poor People in Fewer Poor States
Poor People in Fewer Poor States  


June 6, 2012  

Selling the rich on the need to help the less rich and more unequal The development picture for this early new century... 

Is the Arab Spring About ‘Western’ Rights?
Is the Arab Spring About ‘Western’ Rights?  


February 6, 2012  

The future of rights in Western Asia, as in other theatres, will require an abiding rights ‘culture’ that is not so much... 

Arab Spring —  chief consequence?
Arab Spring — chief consequence?  


October 19, 2011  

Nader Hashemi Shortly after the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak, Aluf Benn, the editor-in-chief of Haaretz, wrote a column entitled:... 

Networks and an Arab Summer
Networks and an Arab Summer  


June 27, 2011  

The future of democracy in the Middle East and North Africa is with the unstructured, civic action networks that started... 

On Language, Logic and Lies
On Language, Logic and Lies  


June 27, 2011  

Why we keep talking, talking, talking The great 18th century French diplomat Talleyrand once said that speech was given... 

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