Tag Archives: Reform
Which news development in the pita-consuming region will produce the most impact this month as we welcome 2012?
Source: MSNBC by Tarek El-Tablawy of Associated Press “The Arab Spring hasn’t come cheap…Money “exacerbates the problem, because you’re creating an even wealthier society with higher expectations,” said Gala Riani, Mideast analyst with IHS Global Insight, referring to Saudi Arabia’s … 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