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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... 

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... 

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... 

Tunisia and Democratic Transition  


March 9, 2011  

As the ripple effects of the Tunisian revolution continue to be felt in the region, it is important to zero in on the main...