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Egypt: History Repeats Itself Amid Potential for a New Al-Qaida

The Egyptian military’s recent overthrow of the country’s popularly elected government – generally known as a coup – is nothing new for the Middle East. Unsurprisingly, it poses multiple scenarios … Continue reading

August 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bahrain: Thank You for Your Opinion – Now Get Out

Citizenships to nations in the Arabian Peninsula (AP) are not easy to come by. To attain Saudi citizenship, for example, one’s parents have to be Saudi citizens which means that … Continue reading

November 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

US Elections: Unregistered Voter, Stay Unregistered

Every four years, everyone starts talking about the importance of voting and how we should encourage everyone to go out and vote. Political parties start big voter registration drives in … Continue reading

October 1, 2012 · Leave a comment