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November 20, 2015

Middle East and North Africa
The UAE Model for Arab Women

Combating ISIS and Islamist terrorism more generally requires bullets and bombs, but it requires far more--including changing the social practices that have marginalized so many Arabs in their own co…

May 5, 2016

Middle East and North Africa
Play RTSAD48_EC.jpg How Arab Youth See the Middle East

Experts discuss public opinion trends among Arab youth, including perceptions of economic opportunities, religion, and the self-proclaimed Islamic State.

December 22, 2015

Climate Change
TopTen_SouthAsia_Afghanistan_IS The Top Ten Stories in South Asia, 2015

Each of the past two years, I’ve done a roundup of the developments and stories that mattered the most in South Asia. In 2014, India’s historic national election and the coming together of Afghanista…

June 3, 2005

Lebanon
Lebanon: Election Update

This publication is now archived. What’s the significance of Lebanon’s parliamentary elections?They are the first democratic elections since 1976, when Syria began a 29-year occupation of its neighbo…

June 5, 2009

Lebanon
Lebanon’s Parliamentary Elections (June 7, 2009)

Lebanon’s upcoming parliamentary elections, pitting pro-Western political elements against a coalition led by Hezbollah, will test the country’s ability to manage political change among many factions.

January 4, 2013

Israel
Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Sadr takes part in Friday prayers participated by Sunni and Shi'ite Muslim worshippers in a gesture of unity at the Abdul Qadir Gilani Mosque in Baghdad on January 4, 2012 (Al-Sudani/Courtesy Reuters). Voices From the Region: Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Israel, Palestine, Iran, Yemen

“The Iraqi spring is coming.” – Moqtada al-Sadr, an Iraqi Shiite leader, expressed support for further demonstrations against Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki in a speech in Najaf on Tuesday “The…

June 21, 2005

Lebanon
LEBANON: Election Results

This is an article about Lebanon’s 2005 general election. For analysis of results from Lebanon’s 2009 vote, click here.This publication is now archived. What was the result of the final round of Leba…

February 16, 2005

Pakistan
PAKISTAN: U.S.-Pakistan Relations

This publication is now archived. Is Pakistan an effective ally of the United States?Yes and no, experts say. President Pervez Musharraf accommodated U.S. requests for assistance after 9/11, especia…

February 7, 2005

Pakistan
PAKISTAN: Threats to Musharraf’s Rule

This publication is now archived. How serious is the fundamentalist threat in Pakistan?Islamic fundamentalists, some of whom are believed to have targeted President Pervez Musharraf in two near-miss …

May 1, 2007

Lebanon
Terrorism Havens: Lebanon

A number of terrorist organizations operate in Lebanon. Hezbollah, the most powerful of these groups, recently attacked Israel, stirring up regional tensions.