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August 24, 2018

North Korea
Global Conflict This Week: United States Appoints Special Representative to North Korea

Developments in conflicts across the world that you might have missed this week.

South Korean soldier stands guard.

August 15, 2018

Middle East and North Africa
Transatlantic Aims Overlap in the Middle East

Although deep disconnects plague current transatlantic cooperation in the Middle East, the United States and Europe still share a common interest in stabilizing this volatile region.

U.S. Secretary of Defense and NATO Secretary General at a NATO meeting

April 27, 2012

United States
Weekend Reading: Women in the Arab World, Engaging Islamists, and the Great Wall of Israel

A compilation of reactions to Mona el-Tahawy’s controversial piece, “Why Do They Hate Us?”. Quinn Mecham writes a policy brief for POMED on a strategy for sustained engagement with Islamist parties…

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August 31, 2012

Egypt
Weekend Reading: Egyptian Labor, Syrian Brutality, and Gulf Stereotypes

Eric Lee at In These Times discusses Egypt’s unfinished labor revolution. Robin Yassin-Kassab, on his blog Qunfuz, writes about the Assad regime’s brutality, highlighting the recent massacre in Dara…

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August 3, 2012

Israel
Weekend Reading: Moroccan Exceptionalism?, Higher Ed in the West Bank, and Revolutionary Environments

Samia Errazzouki examines dissent in Morocco in the context of regional turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa. Bernard Avishai questions the legitimacy of the University of Judea and Samaria. …

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January 7, 2012

Turkey
Weekend Reading: SCAF-Salafi Alliance?, L’affaire Basbug, and Bahrain’s Opposition

Mona Anis says that perhaps Egypt’s Salafists are better suited than the Brotherhood for an alliance with the military. Merve Busra Ozturk provides reflections on the recent arrest of Turkish former…

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June 24, 2011

Weekend Reading

People swim in the Nile to cool off during a hot day in Cairo (Asmaa Waguih/Courtesy Reuters) Mona Yacoubian and Elias Muhanna discuss the new Lebanese cabinet and the Special Tribunal fo…

Weekend Reading