In a likely indication of what to expect in the 2011 presidential elections, the results of Egypt's Shura Council mid-term polls held in early June 2010 marked a tightening of political space for the opposition, even by Egyptian standards.
|Some organs of the major media, such as The New York Times, are expressing regret that they did not examine more closely the Bush adm|
Dr. Shahak predicted the catastrophe being played out today in Israel and the Occupied Territories. The following article "The Religious Settlers: Instrument of Israeli Domination" appeared in the Summer 1994 Middle East Policy journal.
The window of opportunity for Yemen to shape its own future is narrowing. Already the poorest country in the Arab world, the state that seems to be perpetually on the verge of collapse is facing a perfect storm of economic stagnation and chronic insecurity.
The strongest opposition movement in Egypt is facing an existential crisis.
After two decades, several false starts, and many missed deadlines, Israeli efforts to develop an ambitious active missile defense (AMD) program are at last reaching the first stages of operational maturity.
October 2009 was meant to be a pivotal month for Iraq. Hard-won security gains appeared at last to have created enough political breathing room to allow for a long-delayed population count.