Recent articles on Egypt include:
- “Assessing the Pre-election Political Environment in Egypt,” (Project on Middle East Democracy, November 27, 2010).
- “Elections in Egypt: State of Permanent Emergency Incompatible with Free and Fair Vote,” (Human Rights Watch, November 23, 2010).
- “Egypt: 'Shouting slogans into the wind': Human rights concerns ahead of the parliamentary elections,” (Amnesty International, November 21, 2010).
- “Egyptian Elections: Paving the way for presidential succession,” (Democracy Reporting International, Briefing paper no. 7, November 2010).
- “The Elusive Myth of Democratic Egyptian Elections,” by Mirette F. Mabrouk (Brookings Institute, the Saban Center for Middle East Policy, November 2010).
- “Religious Freedom in Egypt,” by Samuel Tadros (The Heritage Foundation, Backgrounder #2487, November 9, 2010).
- “Behind Egypt’s Deep Red Lines,” by Mariz Tadros (Middle East Research and Information Project, October 13, 2010).
Recent articles on Iraq include:
- “The Iraq Compromise,” by Charles Dunne (The American Interest, November 15, 2010).
- “Can Iraq’s Political Agreement be Implemented?” by Marina Ottaway & Danial A. Kaysi (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Iraqi Elections 2010, November 15, 2010).
- “Between Freedom and Abuses: The Media Paradox in Iraqi Kurdistan,” (Reporters without Borders, Mission Report, November 3, 2010).
- “Loose Ends: Iraq’s Security Forces Between U.S. Drawdown and Withdrawal,” (International Crisis Group, Middle East Report no. 99, October 26, 2010).
- “Grand Strategy in the Afghan, Pakistan, and Iraq Wars: The End State Fallacy,” by Anthony Cordesman (Center for Strategic and International Studies, Burke Chair in Strategy, October 13, 2010).
Recent articles on the Gulf include:
- “The Saudi Arms Sale: Reinforcing a strategic partnership in the Gulf,” by Anthony H. Cordesman (Center for Strategic and International Studies, Burke Chair in Strategy, November 3, 2010).
- “Iran, Iraq, and the Changing Face of Defense Cooperation in the Gulf,” by Anthony H. Cordesman (Center for Strategic and International Studies, Burke Chair in Strategy, November 1, 2010).
- “Knowledge Creation and Diffusion: the Role of UAE Universities,” by Imen Jeridi Bachellerie (Gulf Research Center, October 13, 2010).
- “Haykal wa tahadiyat al-tijara al-kharijiya fi dawlat al-Imarat al-Arabiya al-Muttahida” (The structure and challenges of foreign trade in the UAE), by Ahmad al-Kawwaz (Arab Institute for Planning, Kuwait, 2010).
- “Khaleeji-Capital: Class-Formation and Regional Integration in the Middle-East Gulf,” by Adam Hanieh (Historical Materialism, vol. 18, no. 2, 2010).
Recent articles on Yemen include:
- “Yemen’s Multiple Crises,” by April Longley Alley (Journal of Democracy, vol. 21, no. 4, October 2010).
- “In Yemen, brutal repression cloaked in law,” by Mohamed Abdel Dayem (Committee to Protect Journalists, Special Report, September 29, 2010).
- “Azmat al-janub: al-qadim al-jadid fi taksim al-Yemen (Parts 1, 2, and 3)” (The south’s crisis: the old & new in dividing Yemen), (Al-Jazeera al-Arabia Center for Studies and Research, 2010).
Recent articles on Palestine and Israel include:
- “Economic prison zones,” by Sam Bahour (Middle East Report Online, November 19, 2010).
- “The Peace Process’ Last Hurrah?” by Nathan Brown (Foreign Policy, Middle East Channel, November 17, 2010).
- “Shifting Sands: Why Israel and Palestine Might Just Make a Deal,” by Robert Zelnick (World Affairs, November/December 2010).
- “Palestinian Reconciliation is Delayed and Tied to the Fate of Negotiations,” by Hani al-Masri (Arab Reform Initiative, Arab Reform Brief, no. 42, November 10, 2010).
- “Al-Hawiya’l wataniya'l falastiniya – masadiriha – tatawuriha mundhu bidayatiha wa hatta waqtina al-hadir” (Palestinian identity – its roots – and its evolution from its beginning to the present), by Daood Abu Libdeh (Middle East Political Research Center, October 31, 2010).
- “The Road to Olive Farming: Challenges to developing the economy of olive oil in the West Bank,” by Lara El-Jazairi (Oxfam, Oxfam Briefing Paper, October 15, 2010).
- “Should Israel Become a ‘Normal’ Nation?” by Barbara Slavin (The Washington Quarterly, vol. 33, no. 4, October 2010).
- “Counter-Suicide-Terrorism: Evidence from House Demolitions,” by Efraim Benmelech, Claude Berrebi, and Esteban Klor (National Bureau of Economic Research, Working Paper No. 16493, October 2010).
- “Israeli Routes Through Nakba Landscapes: An Ethnographic Meditation,” by Rebecca L. Stein (Jerusalem Quarterly, no. 43, Autumn 2010).
Recent articles on Jordan include:
- “Jordan’s Elections: An Observer’s View,” by Michele Dunne (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Carnegie Commentary, November 17, 2010).
- “Déjà vu all over again?: Jordan's 2010 elections,” by Curtis R. Ryan (Foreign Policy, Middle East Channel, November 15, 2010).
- “The Politics of Aid to Iraqi Refugees in Jordan,” by Nicholas Seeley (Middle East Research and Information Project, Middle East Report 256, Fall 2010).
- “Jordan’s New Election Law: Much Ado about Little,” (Democracy Reporting International, Briefing Paper 06, October 2010).
Recent articles on Sudan include:
Recent articles on other reform-related topics include:
- “Islamic Feminism and Beyond: The New Frontier,” (Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars, Occasional Paper Series, Fall 2010).
- “Beyond Orthodox Approaches: Assessing opportunities for democracy support in the Middle East and North Africa,” (Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy and the Humanist Institute for Development Cooperation, 2010).
- “2010 Report on International Religious Freedom,” (U.S. Deparment of State, November 17, 2010).
- “Regional Economic Outlook: Middle East and Central Asia,” (International Monetary Fund, October 2010).
- “Challenging the State: Transnational TV and Political Identity in the Middle East,” by Erik C. Nisbet and Teresa A. Myers (Political Communication, vol. 27, no. 4, October 2010).
- “The Political Economy of the Sino-Middle Eastern Relations,” by Muhamad S. Olimat (Journal of Chinese Political Science, vol. 15, no. 3, September 2010).
- “Against Corruption: the role of Arab civil society in fighting corruption,” (Arab Archives Institute, Jordan, August 2010).
Reform-related periodicals from the Arab world include:
- Majallat afaq al-mustaqbal (Journal of Future Horizons), published by the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, includes articles in its November/December issue on Arab emigrants to Latin America, the Shi’i political landscape, oil as a stabilizing factor between northern and southern Sudan, and the management of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
- Majallat al-tanmiya wal siyassat al-iqtisadiya (Journal of Development and Economic Policies), published by the Arab Institute for Planning, discusses in its latest issue education in Kuwait, inflation in Sudan, and fighting poverty in Tunisia.
- The November issue of Araa’ (Opinions), published by the Gulf Research Center, includes articles on the southern movement in Yemen, Iraq’s national security strategy, and an in-depth look at education systems in the Gulf.
- The Fall issue of al-Majalla al-Arabiya lil ‘Ulum al-Siyasia (Arab Journal of Social Sciences), published by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies, includes articles on Libyan politics, civil society’s role in fighting corruption, women in Morocco, and the ICC and Sudan among other topics.
- The October issue of al-Dimuqratiya (Democracy), a journal published by Egypt’s al-Ahram publishing house, discusses the Turkish referendum, elections in Iraq, freedom of expression in universities, and political participation.
- The second issue of Kalamon (Talk), a Lebanese journal, includes articles discussing several issues such as the origins of religion, state, and community in Islam, the state of affairs in the Middle East, and Riad Solh’s role in the creation of the Lebanese nation and state.