Tunisia is an indication that the U.S. recognizes it’s been riding dark horses in the Middle-East for too long.
An Asian spring may be next.
Given the history of Western support for corrupt secular governments, the popularity of moderate Islamist parties should come as little surprise–nor should it be cause for concern.
In Tunisia, the Obama administration has no choice but to make peace with political Islam.
Tunisia’s economy is crying out for state intervention.
Deposed Tunisian President Zine al Abedine Ben Ali left a legacy of repression, torture, and death.
The Arab Spring may have started in early 2011, but its origins link directly to the non-violent, society-wide mobilization that transformed Palestine’s national struggle beginning in the late 1980s.
Medical ethics has a long and honorable history that U.S. officials and medical professionals must uphold for the doctors and nurses in Bahrain.
Although many challenges lie ahead, Ennahda’s victory in Tunisia shows that the country is starting to work like a real democracy.
In response to popular pressures, the Algerian regime is making gestures toward reform. But the real problem is the regime itself.
Oil rich and deeply divided, the country is vulnerable to outside powers.
Washington’s poor response to the Arab Spring has severely damaged its ability to mediate the situation in Syria.
With the Arab uprisings reconfiguring the regional political landscape, the time has come for America to regain the trust and goodwill of the Islamic world. The clock is ticking fast.
They occupied their squares to defeat tyrants; we occupy our squares to defeat the tyranny of business as usual.
Is political Islam poised to “hijack” the Arab Spring, and why does that scare so many people?