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Democracy in the Making

Tunisia’s next general elections will mark the end of its transitional period—but it is still unclear when elections will take …

No Room for Maneuver

Khalid Azizi is a composed and soft-spoken man; he does not exhibit the fiery rhetoric that would be expected of …

Limited Options

With just a week to go until Iran’s presidential election on June 14, things look bleak for Iranians of a …

The History Boys

Since the fall of the Mubarak government, there has been much opportunity to reconsider and revise narratives of Egypt’s history. …

Algeria’s Cloudy Future

It looks like Algeria might be going through a transitional period. President Abdelaziz Bouteflika was flown to hospital in Paris …

Déjà Vu in Tehran

The five-day registration process for candidates in next month’s Iranian presidential elections officially opened this Tuesday, marking the beginning of …

A Test of Democracy

On a recent visit to Iraq, I found little appetite or excitement for the upcoming local elections scheduled for April …