A dynamic region amidst great change, the Maghreb is also home to the conservative, literalist interpretation of Islam known as Salafism, which has emerged as a major social and political force.
Usually, when the U.S. government changes hands, U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East remains steady and consistent. No more.
A new wave of Arab uprisings suggests that the authoritarian bargain of the past may be collapsing.
As the Arab Spring version 2.0 sweeps Lebanon and Iraq, an intriguing question looms: Why has there been no Arab Spring in Palestine?
Nearly a decade after the Arab Spring fizzled, a new wave of protest has swept over the Middle East and North Africa. What is different this time, and will the protesters get what they want?
Whether drawing inspiration from fictional characters or historical heroes, young people in Beirut and Algiers are creating bold visions to take back the public space.
Tunisia’s transition to democracy has not prevented a wave of violent extremism. Radical jihadist ideas and socioeconomic frustrations are still present in society and must be tackled.
How will the latest developments in the conflict in Yemen affect the dire conditions in the country and the prospects for accountability?
Tunisia’s run-off election between two political outsiders reflects both the growing independence of Tunisia’s democratic institutions and the pent-up public demands for improved service delivery and redressing social inequities.
A call on U.S. government officials to restate clearly the United States’ support for peaceful protests in Egypt.