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Boycott in Bahrain

Jane Kinninmont: Upcoming elections in Bahrain are likely to prompt more opposition protests, rather than providing a means of channeling and containing opposition activity.

مقاطعة الانتخابات في البحرين

جاين كينينمونت: على الأرجح أن الانتخابات المقبلة في البحرين ستثير مزيداً من الاحتجاجات بدلاً من أن تشكّل وسيلة لتوجيه الحراك المعارِض واحتوائه.


A New Sectarian Force for Iraq

Raed El-Hamed: Plans to build a national guard force risk widening sectarian divisions in Iraq and pushing more Sunnis toward the Islamic State.

القوة الطائفية الجديدة في العراق

قد تؤدّي الخطة الهادفة إلى إنشاء قوات الحرس الوطني، إلى تعميق الانقسامات الطائفية في العراق وتدفع بمزيد من السنّة إلى الانضمام إلى تنظيم الدولة الإسلامية.


Jerusalem in Turmoil

Lihi Ben Shitrit and Mahmoud Jaraba: Social and economic grievances among Palestinian residents and the contentious politics of the Israeli right underlie East Jerusalem’s turmoil.

القدس في حالة إضطراب

ليهي بن شطريت ومحمود جرابعة: تؤجج المظالم الاجتماعية والاقتصادية لدى الفلسطينيين والسياسات المثيرة للجدل في اليمين الإسرائيلي الاضطرابات في القدس الشرقية.


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  • The Future of Big Business in the New Egypt

    Big business has been virtually excluded from recent stimulus plans designed to get Egypt’s wheels spinning after years in recession. However, long-term recovery and stabilization are quite dependent on the resumption of activities by large private enterprises, which still control key sectors of the economy.

  • Rabat’s Undoing

    The Arab Spring­–driven 2011 constitutional reforms may be changing Morocco’s political system more than anticipated. Namely, it has allowed Morocco’s governing Islamist party to increase the palace’s political accountability.

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