There is no need to doubt the humanitarian work of this individual to see that his case nonetheless points to several very big security problems emerging out of the Syrian conflict, and the Arab Spring more generally. For Australia, these are quite …
Los Angeles Times
The concise documentary “Words of Witness” proves a vivid snapshot of the hectic, yet hopeful weeks in early 2011 following the end of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s 30-year-dictatorship, the start of the military’s interim rule and the nation’s …
World Politics Review
Others pointed to the role of Al Jazeera in focusing attention on the uprisings; its coverage of the revolution in Tunisia, it is argued, helped to “seed” the Arab Spring in other countries of the region. A proximate cause, to be sure — but it is also .
Shane Morris overcame numerous obstacles during the Arab Spring uprisings to ensure that U.S. diplomats in the Middle East could securely dispatch and receive classified documents and equipment. When access to Bahrain, a primary courier hub, was cut .
Of all the changes brought on by the Arab Spring, it is the ongoing unrest in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province – home to a large Shiite minority, and holding 90% of the country’s oil reserves – that could prove to be the most important in the long ru
THE Arab Spring throws up opportunity and pain without discrimination. But the dilemma it conjures for Hassan Nasrallah and his…
Friday 24 August 2012. FOR the first time in decades, people in the Middle East are not paying attention to the upcoming American presidential …
The Arab spring did not come out of the blue; it was both predictable and predicted. All demographic, economic and political trends pointed in the direction of a period of instability and civil unrest across the region, and especially in Egypt. The ..
By now, most of the world is familiar with the spread of the Arab Springthroughout Arab countries. The August 28 World Affairs discussion will present one Middle East rulers’ viewpoint on the issues surrounding the Arab Spring and the root …