July 25, 2012

Why Is Washington Coddling Tunisia's Salafists?

Rob Prince, Focal Points

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July 13, 2012
What Do Arabs Think of Their Democracies?
R. Wike & B. Stokes, FP
In a perfect world, democracy and economic growth would be mutually reinforcing. But in many corners of the globe -- from Latin America, to Africa, to the former Soviet bloc -- the reality has proven to be more complex. Whether... more ››
July 13, 2012
Reading the Arab Spring Elections
Amir Taheri, New York Post
With results from Libya’s first free elections, we now have a snapshot of political opinion in almost all Arab Spring countries. (Only Yemen is yet to hold post-despot elections.) So what are the main features of that... more ››
July 13, 2012
Arab Spring and Islamist Ascendancy
Charles Krauthammer, Wash. Post
Post-revolutionary Libya appears to have elected a relatively moderate pro-Western government. Good news, but tentative because Libya is less a country than an oil well with a long beach and myriad tribes. Popular allegiance to... more ››
July 12, 2012
Inside Yemen's Shadow War
Casey L. Coombs, Danger Room
In an exclusive reporting trip to the war-ravaged hamlet of Zinjibar, Abyan’s provincial capital, Danger Room caught a first glimpse of Washington’s latest shadow war. more ››