A Year of Arab Upheaval (Winter 2011)

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    How Washington Can Help Syria

    Matthew RJ Brodsky Winter 2011
    With the Syrian uprising closing in on its one-year anniversary, more than 7,000 people have been killed as the tyrannical Bashar al-Asad regime uses...

    Saudi Arabia: Status Quo Amidst Unrest

    Anna Viden Winter 2011
    Maintaining the status quo both internally and externally has been Saudi Arabia's prime concern since its inception. The "Arab Spring" came, therefore, as a...

    Qatar: Security Amid Instability

    Brandon Friedman Winter 2011
    You can't be all things to all people," the saying goes. Yet the ruling Al Thani family of Qatar has been actively trying to...

    Israel’s Egypt Problem

    Caroline Glick Winter 2011
    The regional repercussions of the Arab uprisings continue to unfold throughout the Middle East and they will continue to do so for the foreseeable...

    Egypt One Year After: The Regime that Fell

    Samuel Tadros Winter 2011
    On January 25, 2012, hundreds of thousands of Egyptians flocked to Tahrir Square for the first anniversary of their country's revolution. How would the...

    The Palestinian ‘Spring’ and Prospects for Peace

    Asaf Romirowsky Winter 2011
    It has been one year since the "Arab Spring" spread like wildfire throughout the Arab Muslim World under the banner of change and supposed...

    Jordan’s Trials: Is Spring or Autumn in the Air?

    Asher Susser Winter 2011
    Jordan's history has been marked by numerous serious political crises. Observers in the past were often too hasty to predict the imminent downfall of...

    Letter from the Publisher: A Year of Arab Upheaval

    Matthew Brooks Winter 2011
    The seismic upheaval that has shaken the Middle East in the past year has changed the political shape of the region. How should the...

    Reaffirming Tunisia’s ‘Exceptionalism’

    Daniel Zisenwine Winter 2011
    As a country that over the years has not received a great deal of international attention, Tunisia found itself in 2011 catapulted to center...

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