Monthly Archives: February 2012

Startup Boom in the Middle East

The correct answer is as reported by the Effectiveness Measure, which has a MENA office in Dubia. The GCC region (Gulf Cooperation Council) represents 46 million of the 91 million unique web browsers established in the MENA region, according … Continue reading


Filed under Analysis, PIDE (Policy, International Development & Economics), Technology

Less is Better in Translation of #SOTU #mena #Arab

Less is Better in Translation of #SOTU By Mehrunisa Qayyum, Founder of PITAPOLICY @Pitapolicy In DC, watching the State of the Union at a Happy Hour or viewing party is an event–especially when we note who the cameraman focuses on … Continue reading


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Algeria & the Arab Spring: Why it is not next?

By: Sarah Hassaine Tweet her @SHassaine Note: PITAPOLICY is proud to kick-off February with a post on Algeria, which has not been covered in the media regarding the Arab Awakening. In fact, every Wednesday in February, PITAPOLICY will focus on … Continue reading


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