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Libya’s Cursed Wealth

At the heart of the socio-economic grievances that led to Libya’s revolution was the rentier economy of the Qadhafi regime. …

Hedging Bets

Saudi Arabia’s role as a leading producer of oil has put it in a position of great responsibility. Through the …

The Blind Leading the Blind

A year after the revolution in Tunisia took place, one thing has become clear, though many of the grievances that …

The Price of Union

The six states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have emerged as influential regional and international actors over the past …

Back in Business

The World Tourism Organization recently reported that tourist operations worldwide increased by 4.4 percent in 2011 and forecasts around one …

Ikhwanomics

In early February, a senior official of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood warned that without a global effort to save Egypt’s troubled …

Up and Coming

The last year has been difficult for Gulf stock markets. The pressure of uprisings in the Middle East as well …

Net Investments

There has recently been a buzz around investing in social media stocks, following a spate of highly subscribed initial public …