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In Depth: Arab Spring and Middle East

27 Oct 2013

The Next Revolution: A Call for Reconciliation in the Arab World

Toxic divides will deny North Africa’s post-revolutionary states of political, social, and economic progress until national reconciliation unburdens the people of their victimhood and vindictiveness.
3 Jan 2012

Arab Spring or Islamist Winter?

Last year was not the first time Arabs called for change in the face of stubborn autocrats, but it was the first time their calls paid off—at least initially.

Arab Spring or Islamist Winter?

The end of authoritarian regimes is a positive development, but disillusionment has grown in the Middle East and the West as theocratic forces threaten to reverse the progress of last year's revolutions.

Arab Spring or Islamist Winter?

The number of genuinely liberal democracies to emerge soon in the Arab world is likely to be one or zero.

The Dash for Gas: The Golden Age of an Energy Game-Changer

The natural gas market has blossomed in recent years, offering some countries the potential for greater energy independence and setting up a new set of global winners and losers.
14 Sep 2011

‘Winter Is On My Head’: Israel’s Predicament

to democracy. What is does have is regional powers vying for regional hegemony ...

6 Apr 2011

The Arab Spring

of the United States in the region be as events unfold? Americans should side ...

29 Mar 2012

Qatar's Year in the Sun

in the regional diplomacy of the Arab Spring. As it transfers the reigns of rotating ...

1 Feb 2012

Arab Spring or Islamist Winter?

with the European Union seventeen years ago, the first in the region ever to do so. ...

15 May 2012

Forecast for Tunisia

off this season of Arab revolutions. And if current trends in the region ...

9 Apr 2012

How Al Jazeera English Came of Age

Al Jazeera's coverage of the Arab Spring set an example for utilizing and interpreting user-created content that has propelled the media outlet into the mainstream.
29 Jul 2013

Tunisia on the Brink

Rage in Tunisia touched off the Arab Spring, and now the country is lurching toward the brink again as assassinations, terrorism, and Salafist infiltration turn angry Tunisians against the ruling Islamists.
10 Apr 2012

The Lost City

is where the region’s taboos about alcohol, sex, clothing, religion, and free ...

6 Jun 2011

Israel and the Arab Spring

the only parliamentary democracy in the region. Democracies, we believe, ...

27 Apr 2011

Hezbollahland, the Arab Spring, and the Stalemate in Libya

in countries all over the region. The one country I’m a bit optimistic about ...

30 Apr 2011

The Arab Spring and Sub-Saharan Africa

The Moshe Dayan Center. Israel. How the Differences Between Sub-Sahara Africa and the MENA Region Have Shaped the Arab Spring 08:00 PM EDT

The Arab Spring and Sub-Saharan Africa

The Moshe Dayan Center. Israel. How the Differences Between Sub-Sahara Africa and the MENA Region Have Shaped the Arab Spring 08:00 PM EDT
29 Oct 2013

Analysts Say NSA Spying in Middle East 'Intense' Amid Regional Upheaval

Al Arabiya. United Arab Emirates. 09:18 AM EDT
15 Jun 2011

OPINION. Regional Influence During Arab Spring Should Get Turkey Into EU

Javier Solana. Khaleej Times. United Arab Emirates. 08:00 PM EDT