Monthly Archives: December 2013
Does coverage of government corruption overshadow coverage of business corruption in the Middle East & North Africa region?
“The world with all countries resized to their population” Source: Twitter @RichardMclellan Notes: Egypt is 2nd largest populated country in Africa; among largest in MENA region–with Iran, Turkey and Pakistan. Middle East and North Africa: Holding Public and Private Corruption … Continue reading
Greetings Pitaconsumers, Apologies for being offline for the last 10 days, the PITAPOLICY sight underwent technical maintenance! Much has happened as we wind up the 2013. On December 8th, we observed the first “Peace Game” simulation at the U.S. Institute … Continue reading
Added 12/10/13: What’s really puzzling is that the Egypt’s Defense Minister did not make it to TIME Magazine’s top ten finalists for 2013–a separate selection process that is distinct from last week’s readers’ poll. But two other figures from the … Continue reading
Photo by PITAPOLICY: Kemal Kilicdaroglu at the Kenney Auditorium of the Johns Hopkins SAIS building. “The government in Ankara is democratic in name only,” wrote the head of a Turkish opposition party in the Wall Street Journal. On … Continue reading
Originally Interviewed for Oryx Premium by Mehrunisa Qayyum, Founder of PITAPOLICY Consulting & Blog Forbes Middle East’s Top 50 Influential Women Is From Syria Published for Qatar Airways Oryx Premium magazine What does one of the Forbes Middle East Top … Continue reading