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February 27, 2015

Ten Whats With…Thanassis Cambanis

Thanassis Cambanis is a fellow at The Century Foundation and a columnist at the Boston Globe. He is the author of a new book, Once Upon a Revolution: An Egyptian Story. 1. What is the most interesti…

Cambanis Book

November 20, 2019

Middle East and North Africa
The Legacy of the Arab Uprisings

Despite the 2011 series of anti-government protests across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), political uncertainty and instability persists in the region. Panelists discuss the legacy of the u…

Arab Uprising

November 22, 2013

United States
Weekend Reading: Shubra Happenings, Lebanon’s Bombs, and America’s “Power Outage”

Sofia Fenner and Mohammed Talaat explore how Morsi’s ouster is changing Shubra. Thanassis Cambanis isn’t too worried about Lebanon. Martin Kramer hopes for the perpetuation of American power, but p…

Palestinians sit on the beach in Gaza City.

May 17, 2013

Weekend Reading: Lebanon and Iran in Syria, Egypt and Saudi Arabia, and Rock Like an Egyptian

Thanassis Cambanis claims that Lebanon’s Hizballah and the clerical regime in Iran are now fully vested factions in Syria’s civil war. Hicham Mourad discusses the uneasy relationship between Egypt’s…


June 30, 2014

Iraq: Allah Have Mercy

It seems impossible, but it is true.  President Barack Obama was elected to the highest office in the land in 2008 in part because after five years in Iraq, he promised the American people that he wo…

allah have mercy_CROPPED

April 27, 2012

United States
You Might Have Missed: China, Air Power, and Bahrain’s Democracy Deficit

Background Briefing on the U.S. Military Realignment in Japan, April 26, 2012. QUESTION: And then how this [US-Japan security agreement] fits into the emerging strategic view of this building that r…

Woman running Sudan