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A Decade of War

You can still ask anyone where they were the moment they realized that the World Trade Center had been attacked. …

Springonomics

On a recent Tuesday evening in Cairo, more than 200 people filled a conference hall at the Egyptian Bar Association …

The Salafi Spring

The sheikh sat in a slick office on the ninth floor of a tower block and twiddled with his mobile …

Bread and Freedom

Despite the absence of an active civil society in most of North Africa and the Middle East, the collective action …

Supreme Succession

Born on 16 July, 1939, Khamenei was a noticeably young politician when he took the office of supreme leader in …

Women of the Revolution

  The year 2011 saw a remarkable upsurge of Arab women’s voices in the international media because of the role …

After Osama

During the late 1980s, a tall, charismatic man from a respected and wealthy family became the new face of jihad …

The Xi and Li Show

China will witness a change of leadership in the Party Congress due to take place next year. The future leaders, Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang, come from very different backgrounds but seem to share a certain inexperience when considering the demanding challenges that loom on the horizon for the Asian giant.

Influence Curtailed

Democracy in the Arab world stands to strip Iran of its power Iranian leaders have tried to portray the Arab …