Post Tagged with: "Arab Spring"

Federalism as Peace-Building: Searching for Solutions to the Conflict in Yemen

Federalism as Peace-Building: Searching for Solutions to the Conflict in Yemen

In its current form, it is difficult to read federalism as a long-term peace-building solution in the midst of Yemen’s on-going conflicts and insecurity.

Review – The Syria Dilemma

Review – The Syria Dilemma

This edited collection reflects the myriad contrasting positions on Syria held by Western experts, both for and against potential intervention, and for and against the rebels.

Review – Democracy in Retreat

Review – Democracy in Retreat

Kulantzich carries the debate about foreign policy, intervention and self-determination to a new level by pressing readers think about how democracy is successfully advanced.

Feminism and the Post-‘Arab Spring’

Feminism and the Post-‘Arab Spring’

The transformation heralded by the 2011 uprisings still remains a very long way off. Replacement of one type of authoritarian state by another is very far from a feminist revolution.

Review – After the Sheikhs

Review – After the Sheikhs

Davidson’s analysis falls short of the book subtitle’s stated purpose, as he fails to present any kind of hypothesis or scenario for the collapse of Persian Gulf Monarchies.

The Arab Spring and Women’s Rights in Tunisia

The Arab Spring and Women’s Rights in Tunisia

Although it is possible for Tunisia to retain its prominent place in the Arab world with regard to women’s rights, it depends on which political forces hold power in the long run.

Women’s Rights and the Arab Spring: Democracy at Stake

Women’s Rights and the Arab Spring: Democracy at Stake

It will be democracy, rather than revolutions, that will improve women’s rights in the Arab countries. However, the process of democratization is long and full of hurdles.

Cyberfeminism and its Political Implications for Women in the Arab World

Cyberfeminism and its Political Implications for Women in the Arab World

Garnering national support and inspiring followers across the globe, the intersection between gender and culture has come to define transnational Arab cyberactivism and cyberfeminism.

Egypt after Morsi: In Search for Political Legitimacy

Egypt after Morsi: In Search for Political Legitimacy

We are likely to witness a phase of political confrontation marked by occasional episodes of violence in Egypt. The outcome depends on how transitional authorities deal with three key challenges.

Egypt: Retreat from Democracy

Egypt: Retreat from Democracy

Though the toppling of Morsi is alarming and sets in motion a negative pattern, it is unlikely to freeze the democratic process to the point where the old status quo prevails indefinitely.

Interview – Tariq Ramadan

Interview – Tariq Ramadan

Professor Ramadan answers your questions about the compatibility of Islam and liberal democracy, prospects for the Arab Spring, and the ongoing crisis in Syria.

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