Mubarak Acquitted as Egypt’s Counterrevolution Thrives

by Emile Nakhleh The acquittal of former Egyptian President Muhammad Hosni Mubarak is not a legal or political surprise. Yet it carries serious ramifications for Arab autocrats who are leading the counterrevolutionary charge, as well as the United States. The… Continue Reading  

Arab Autocrats Aiding Resurgence of Terrorism

The rising specter of terrorism in Syria shows that by clinging to power and refusing to implement meaningful reforms, Arab autocrats in Syria, Bahrain, and elsewhere are indirectly contributing to the resurgence of terrorism in their societies. Arab protests started… Continue Reading  

Gulf Between Arab Leaders and their Publics on Iranian Nukes

As a sidebar to a piece Jim Lobe and I have up at IPS, we discussed a poll released in August by Shibley Telhami of the Brookings Institution and the Zogby International polling firm. The media coverage of hostile remarks… Continue Reading