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March 27, 2015

Yemen
WR03272015 Weekend Reading: Wahhabism and ISIS, the Yemeni State, and the State of Yemen

Lorenzo Kamel examines how the Wahhabi establishment in Saudi Arabia attempts to differentiate itself from the ideology of ISIS. Jay Ulfelder finds that recent events in Yemen challenges traditional…

September 20, 2014

Egypt
WR09202014 Weekend Reading: Surveillance in Egypt, Inside ISIS, and Peace in Libya

Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai reports on the mysteries surrounding Egypt’s new surveillance system. Rozh Ahmad interviews a former member of ISIS. Thalia Beaty evaluates the efforts of the United N…

June 2, 2011

Monetary Policy
Oil, Inflation, and Monetary Policy

Monetary policy is one of the basic mechanisms through which rising oil prices are believed to hurt the economy: oil prices rise, inflation results, central bankers raise rates, and the economy slows…