Arab Revolutions

Research paper

From Afghanistan to Yemen, the conflicts and crises the world faces in the coming year.

Opinion Articles

We can rationalize all we want–and accept that promoting democracy, good governance, gender equality, and respect for human rights takes time

Research paper

Four years after the Arab revolutions of 2011 the hopes that the uprisings kindled seem to have been all but extinguished. Libya, Syria and Iraq present grim variations on the theme of “failed states”

News

Tunisia’s military court imposed prison sentences on a union leader and a blogger for speech offenses, even though neither was present for his trial. This is not worthy of the new Tunisia.

Opinion Articles

The regime of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is trying to unravel the economic crisis that has gripped Egypt since the overthrow of former President Mohammed Morsi in June 2013. Complicating matters, aid from the Gulf states has become less reliable than many had hoped.

Opinion Articles

The dissolution of Libya’s House of Representatives is putting extra pressure on the Constitution Drafting Assembly to negotiate a new political order in the country.

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