Posts Tagged: Arab Spring
Washington's support for Yemen's former dictatorship — and of Saudi efforts to sideline the country's nonviolent pro-democracy movement — helped create the current crisis.
Natural resource scarcity poses a far broader challenge to prosperity and national security than traditional military threats.
Four years later, it's clear that the Arab Spring didn’t stop U.S. support for friendly despots.
Religious tensions, remnants of the police state, and a broken-down neoliberal economic model imperil Tunisia’s otherwise impressive democratic transition.
Mass uprisings like the one that brought down the Soviet bloc are neither as rare — nor as spontaneous — as they first appear.
Four myths American exceptionalists peddle about the U.S. president and America's role in the world.
How the Obama administration can make good on its stated preference for diplomacy over war.
With secular autocrats and rigid Islamists equally discredited in the Arab world, the space is wide open for progressive democrats to save the Arab spring.
Three ways rebellious young people are still reshaping the Middle East.
To avoid the escalation in east-west tensions, both Putin and Obama need to view each other with a great deal more clarity and understanding.