Post Tagged with: "Arab Spring"

What is Political Islam?

What is Political Islam?

Regardless of the success or failure of political Islam, Muslims will seek to politicize Islam in search for cultural independence and authenticity in social structures.

Revisiting ‘Responsibility to Protect’ after Libya and Syria

Revisiting ‘Responsibility to Protect’ after Libya and Syria

R2P contains glaring theoretical drawbacks and its practice by Western powers creates the scope for a mix up of humanitarian concerns with their strategic interests.

The Constitutional Process in Egypt and Tunisia

The Constitutional Process in Egypt and Tunisia

Tunisia has faced a genuine regime change, while Egypt has merely witnessed a series of rotations of authoritarian leaders badly masking themselves as democrats.

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.

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