Post Tagged with: "Arab Spring"

Technology and Tyranny: Social Media and the End of the Liberal World Order

Technology and Tyranny: Social Media and the End of the Liberal World Order

Social media are used by authoritarian regimes and tyrants – and as instruments of resistance. In both cases, they participate in the redefinition of the world order.

Huntington vs. Mearsheimer vs. Fukuyama: Which Post-Cold War Thesis is Most Accurate?

Huntington vs. Mearsheimer vs. Fukuyama: Which Post-Cold War Thesis is Most Accurate?

Scholars cannot discount Huntington because core parts of his arguments still remain relevant to the narratives of today even if he is incorrect in some places.

Review – The Square

Review – The Square

Noujaim’s documentary masterfully conserves the Egyptian revolution for future generations, and thereby confirms the relevance of film for liberation struggles.

Voices of the People

Voices of the People

Connectedness and shared ideas collectively characterise today’s popular protests. We can expect to see more such protests as people across the world raise their voices and demand change.

The Legacy of the Obama Administration

The Legacy of the Obama Administration

During Obama’s tenure America’s global leadership has declined to its lowest ebb leaving some allies to wonder how much they can rely on the US.

Long Game, Hard Choices: The Obama Administration and Democracy in Egypt

Long Game, Hard Choices: The Obama Administration and Democracy in Egypt

The experiences of the Arab Spring cannot be erased and the US will have no choice but to factor in its foreign policy, the popular political aspirations in the region.

Interview – Loretta Napoleoni

Interview – Loretta Napoleoni

Loretta Napoleoni discusses the finances of terror networks, the challenge of countering ISIS, and the attraction of China’s economic model for developing countries.

Interview – Nadje Al-Ali

Interview – Nadje Al-Ali

Professor Al-Ali answers questions on the difficulties faced by Iraqi female academics, the role of women’s movements in the MENA region, and the academic-activist link.

Review – Bahrain’s Uprising

Review – Bahrain’s Uprising

This edited collection reconstructs an evocative and comprehensive account of the forgotten flashpoint of the Arab Spring – Kingdom of Bahrain’s Pearl uprising.

Review – Qatar and the Arab Spring

Review – Qatar and the Arab Spring

A rich, accurate and compelling account of Qatar’s rise as a prominent foreign policy actor and its related pitfalls that will benefit both experts and the wider public.

The Arab Uprisings Five Years After

The Arab Uprisings Five Years After

In several Arab countries transformation is dominated, by political violence. The polity has broken down—the central state fails to deliver security to its citizens.

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