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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... 

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... 

R2P, Corruption and Noble Causes
R2P, Corruption and Noble Causes  


October 19, 2011  

Proposition: “National interests necessarily corrupt humanitarian interventions” Kyle Matthews (against): Intervening... 

3 Tragedies of Humanitarian Intervention
3 Tragedies of Humanitarian Intervention  


October 19, 2011  

Ten years after the formal launch of the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ doctrine, we are coming to terms with the idea that,... 

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... 

“Humanitarian intervention is justified when

“Humanitarian intervention is justified when
  


June 27, 2011  

Gareth Evans 
it occurs in the context of the proper application of the much more nuanced ‘Responsibility to Protect’... 

Italy and the Maghreb Exodus  


May 11, 2011  

Just months ago, if experts, politicians and local administrators grappling with the migration influx from North Africa to...