Tag Archives: politics
by Ramah Kudaimi The uprisings which have taken place across the Arab region have prompted many to ask what role Arab Americans can- or should- play in supporting those demanding the fall of their authoritarian regimes. In particular Syrian Americans … Continue reading
By Younes Abouyoub From the 5th to 7th of June 2011, a seventh round of negotiations started between Morocco and the Polisario Front in Manhasset, a suburb of New York. These talks are held at the invitation of the UN … Continue reading
By Alec Simantov Part 2~ Abstract: In light of the Tunisian and Egyptian revolutions in 2011 and the spread of the ‘Arab Spring’ across the Middle East, the European Commission and the European Parliament have fundamentally called into question the … Continue reading
By Alec Simantov Part 1~ I. ‘Southern Neighborhood’ The self-immolation of Mohammed Bouazizi in Tunisia on December 17th 2010, sparked popular protests that eventually led to the ouster of the Tunisian dictator Zine el-Abedine Ben-Ali on January 14th, 2011. (Source: … Continue reading
East Asia as a Testing Ground for General Theory: Can MENA duplicate that success without the Pitfalls?
Atul Kohli explores the state’s capacities and relationships with business and labor to foster a set of conditions, which developing states tend to encompass to promote heavy industrialization. He asserts that institutions that facilitate or inhibit economic decisions shadow even … Continue reading