Tag Archives: Arab spring

Joseph Nye on the Arab information revolution

The Information Revolution Gets Political By Joseph Nye The Australian “The second anniversary of the ‘Arab Spring’ in Egypt was marked by riots in Tahrir Square that made many observers fear that their optimistic projections in 2011 had been dashed. Part … Continue reading

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Rami Khouri on Arab “civil society”

Remaking Arab Civil Society By Rami Khouri Agence Global “At a workshop this week at the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University, I have had the pleasure of engaging with colleagues from the United States, Europe and the Arab world on … Continue reading

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Juliette Kayyem on Al Jazeera

As it Grows, Al Jazeera Risks Losing Touch By Juliette Kayyem Boston Globe “Al Jazeera’s global headquarters fills a sandy patch of land on the outskirts of Doha. Only the security is impressive; the campus itself is just a series … Continue reading

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Juliette Kayyem on Qatar

Qatar Arms Deals Expose Limits of US By Juliette Kayyem Boston Globe “Qatar is a small country. It is made big, in the sense of influence and importance, because it has a lot of oil and does not think small. … Continue reading

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Kayhan Barzegar on the Arab Spring and power in the Middle East

The Arab Spring and the Balance of Power in the Middle East By Kayhan Barzegar Power & Policy “The Arab Spring can be seen as a turning point in the regional balance of power of the Middle East. Previously, the … Continue reading

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Rami Khouri on the Middle East

The Counter-Revolution Is in Full Swing Agence Global April 11, 2012 Commentary by: Rami Khouri, senior fellow with the Belfer Center’s Middle East Initiative and director of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American … Continue reading

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Heidi Lane on the Arab spring

The Arab Spring’s Three Foundations per Concordiam “Wave of Change” issue March 2012 Op-ed by: Heidi Lane, research fellow, International Security Program Topic: Arab spring “It has scarcely been a year since the Arab Spring swept across the Middle East and North … Continue reading

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