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Déjà Vu in Cairo

I arrived at the hotel at 4:30 p.m. I left my baggage in the room, picked up the map and …

Jihadi Opportunism

It all seemed to happen so quickly. On January 10, an alliance of Islamist militants captured the Malian town of …

Guardians of the Revolution

A number of shibboleths have dominated the study of Iran since the revolution. One such shibboleth is the assertion that …

The Future of Print

Love of newspapers has a long history in the Middle East, where news publications first began appearing in the early …

Behind the Stalemate

The front pages of the world’s major newspapers and the coverage of satellite news channels and websites have been dominated …

The Media War in Syria

Exactly a year after the breakout of the Syrian uprising, Al-Arabiya TV did something extraordinary: it broadcast blow-by-blow details of …

Iraq under the Ba’ath

Arab politics has been dominated by personalities that are, in some ways, larger-than-life. Examples can be found outside the Gulf …