Obama, Kerry and the Mid-East: A Blueprint for Re-engagement

by Emile Nakhleh As President Obama begins his second term and John Kerry becomes the new Secretary of State, they are faced with worrisome uncertainty in Egypt, civil war in Syria, repression in Bahrain, a moribund peace process, and a… Continue Reading

Arab Democracies and the West

via IPS News Anti-Western protests across the Arab Islamic world denouncing the anti-Islam video, reportedly produced in the United States, is a serious test for the new democratic governments in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Yemen, and elsewhere. It is time for… Continue Reading