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Arab Spring News: August 31, 2012

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Turkey’s appeal for safe zone in Syria sputters

Arab Springs of the southern front

Erlich to speak on Arab Spring at SDSU

Arab Spring forces Bozar to postpone two exhibitions

The surprising beauty of today’s Arab democracy

Back to its Roots: Hamas and the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood

Book review: The Arab World Unbound, by Vijay Mahajan

Schedule of Events for Saturday and Sunday, 1-2 September

 

 

Turkey’s appeal for safe zone in Syria sputters

The Seattle Times

Turkey’s appeal for safe zone in Syria sputters. Turkey’s non-starter call for a humanitarian safe zone inside Syria offers the clearest sign yet that diplomacy to end the bloodshed in the most violent uprising of the Arab Spring is at a dead end. By …

 

Arab Springs of the southern front

The Nation

In Pakistan while we remain glued to our version of the war on terror and AfPak, we tend to remain ignorant to the dynamics of political violence in West Asia and North Africa. For many reasons, the events in these regions have grave security concerns …

 

Erlich to speak on Arab Spring at SDSU

Brookings Register

The Arab Spring is a label used for a series of activities ranging from political protests to civil war in a number of Arab countries beginning in the early months of 2011. Erlich’s history in journalism goes back 43 years. Today he works as a full …

 

Arab Spring forces Bozar to postpone two exhibitions

AMA

Brussels’s Bozar was forced to postpone two major exhibitions set to open this fall because of complications following the Arab Spring. Middle East’s political agitation complicated the obtaining of loans and “guaranteed cooperation” for the “Engaging …

 

The surprising beauty of today’s Arab democracy

Jakarta Post

The victory of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt raised fears that the Arab Spring had unleashed a wave of fundamentalism across the region. But the victory of liberals in Libya quickly dashed those fears. In Egypt, the success of the Muslim Brotherhood …

 

Back to its Roots: Hamas and the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood

Diplomatic Courier

Even so, the claim that the Arab Spring has “emboldened” Hamas does not hold up to scrutiny. It is also far from clear that the rising influence of the Muslim Brotherhood will “radicalize” the Palestinian organization. Rather, the Arab Spring has led …

 

Book review: The Arab World Unbound, by Vijay Mahajan

Management Today

… review: The Arab World Unbound, by Vijay Mahajan. By Michael Binyon Friday, 31 August 2012. As post-Arab Spring instability lingers on, this comprehensive look at doing business in a little-understood region is all the more valuable, says Michael

 

Schedule of Events for Saturday and Sunday, 1-2 September

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BLED – Students and young professionals from Europe and the Mediterranean region will gather for Young Bled Strategic Forum to discuss youth unemployment in the Western Balkans and changes in the Mediterranean after the Arab Spring, among other .

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