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Ed. 37 Vol. 9 - December 15, 2011

  • "The impact on Jordan " -   Mohammad K. Shiyyab
  • "US may be withdrawing its military, but it is staying on" -   Hamid Alkifaey
  • "Iraq at a crossroads " -   Danial Anas Kaysi
  • "American troops will not solve Iraq's problems " -   Safa A. Hussein
Jordan and the Palestinian issue  

Ed. 36 Vol. 9 - December 08, 2011

  • "Avoiding the regional ramifications of stalemate" -   Hassan A. Barari
  • "Where Israel has every reason to help " -   Yossi Alpher
  • "Signs of Israel's changing neighborhood " -   Saleh Abdel Jawad
  • "Reckless behavior " -   Labib Kamhawi
Winners and losers in the Arab revolutions: the US, EU, India and Pakistan  

Ed. 35 Vol. 9 - December 01, 2011

  • "New Delhi's potential profit and loss account " -   Jasjit Singh
  • "The view from Pakistan " -   Irfan Husain
  • "Scary but oh so good: the 'Arab spring' for Europe " -   Ferry Biedermann
  • "A new clarity for Washington" -   Chris Toensing
Saudi-Iranian tension and the Washington assassination plot  

Ed. 34 Vol. 9 - November 24, 2011

  • "Those 'crazy' Iranians " -   Mark Perry
  • "A long pattern of brazen assassination " -   Nawaf Obaid
  • "A proxy war between Iran and the US " -   Sadegh Zibakalam
  • "Iran and the new Arab world " -   Muthanna al-Qadi
Winners and losers in the Arab revolutions: Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Morocco  

Ed. 33 Vol. 9 - November 17, 2011

  • "Saudi Arabia will lead " -   Nawaf Obaid
  • "Morocco's coming elections pose a litmus test " -   Anouar Boukhars
  • "The Saudi trinity: oil, God and security " -   Madawi al-Rasheed
  • "Jordan: a profit and loss statement " -   Oraib Al-Rantawi
Winners and losers in the Arab revolutions: Israel, Lebanon, Palestine  

Ed. 32 Vol. 9 - November 03, 2011

  • "Lebanon: the risks of a wider Syrian conflict " -   Nizar Abdel-Kader
  • "'Spring-less' Palestine? " -   Ibrahim Shikaki
  • "Israel: positive and negative ramifications " -   Itamar Rabinovich
  • "The Arab world's intifada " -   Phyllis Bennis
Winners and losers in the Arab revolutions: Iran and Turkey  

Ed. 31 Vol. 9 - October 27, 2011

  • "Iran, the Arab intifada and the end of the 'Middle East'" -   Arshin Adib-Moghaddam
  • "Syria spoils the Iranian victory " -   Sadegh Zibakalam
  • "Ready for new Erdogans in the Middle East? " -   Yuksel Taskin
  • "Turkey: rising tensions and loss of direction" -   Ersin Kalaycioglu
Whither Yemen?  

Ed. 30 Vol. 9 - September 22, 2011

  • "War over power in Yemen " -   Nasser Arrabyee
  • "Dodging ultimate chaos: Yemen's destiny on the ropes" -   Mohamed Qubaty
  • "Three hugely ambitious men " -   Brian O'Neill
  • "On the brink " -   Bernard Haykel
Egypt: revolution revisited  

Ed. 29 Vol. 9 - September 15, 2011

  • "An Arab spring with sandstorms " -   Abdel Monem Said Aly
  • "Who are the Egyptians?" -   Jennifer Peterson
  • "Frustration building " - an interview with   Hisham Kassem
  • "Hamas and the Egyptian revolution " -   Mkhaimar Abusada
Turkey, Israel, and the Palmer report  

Ed. 28 Vol. 9 - September 08, 2011

  • "Opening the route " -   John Quigley
  • "It might last for years " -   Alon Liel
  • "The Turkish response " -   Mustafa Akyol
  • "Oddly against consensus " -   Issam Younis
Syria: revolution revisited  

Ed. 27 Vol. 9 - August 25, 2011

  • "The storm revisited" -   Elias Samo
  • "From conspiracy to vox populi" -   Rime Allaf
  • "The fate of the Assad dynasty " -   Nizar Abdel-Kader
The Palestinian issue, the Arab spring, and the Israeli protest movement  

Ed. 26 Vol. 9 - August 18, 2011

  • "The Israeli protest is indifferent to the Palestinians" -   Yisrael Harel
  • "Spring, the tents and the occupation" -   Yossi Beilin
  • "Egypt inspired people to change things" - an interview with   Mustapha Kamel al-Sayyid
  • "The boundaries of July 14" -   Abir Kopty
Is there a European precedent for the Arab spring?  

Ed. 25 Vol. 9 - August 11, 2011

  • "The fall of the 'Arabian' Wall" -   Adil Awadh
  • "1989? Not really. 1848? Perhaps " -   Shlomo Avineri
  • "So much is different " - an interview with   Nazmi al-Jubeh
  • "Spring's hope eternal" -   Michael Zantovsky
The US-Iran confrontation over Iraq  

Ed. 24 Vol. 9 - August 04, 2011

  • "US and Iran:
    working together in Iraq" -   Hamid Alkifaey
  • "Iraq and the end of the empire" -   Arshin Adib-Moghaddam
  • "Avoiding the rational" -   John Limbert
  • "When elephants fight, it is only the grass that suffers " -   Safa A. Hussein
Russia and the Arab spring  

Ed. 23 Vol. 9 - July 28, 2011

  • "Every bit as confused as the West " -   Robert O. Freedman
  • "No principle, just interests" -   Akram Baker
  • "Maintaining a balanced position " -   Irina Zvyagelskaya
  • "The Kremlin's short-term gains
    are Russia's long-term losses" -   Yuri Mamchur
Boycott, divestment and sanctions  

Ed. 22 Vol. 9 - July 21, 2011

  • "For human rights advocates, supporting BDS is a no-brainer" -   Nadia Hijab
  • "BDS, the boycott law and Israel's democracy" -   Naomi Chazan
  • "BDS and limited boycotts: a distinction without a difference?" -   Gerald M. Steinberg
  • "Seeking signs of health" -   Samah Jaber
Whither the Arab spring: an interim assessment  

Ed. 21 Vol. 9 - July 14, 2011

  • "The Saudi-led counter-revolution " -   Oraib Al-Rantawi
  • "Trends and dynamics " -   Abdel Monem Said Aly
  • "Call it an 'Arab Spring' if you will, but a revolution is underway " -   Rosemary Hollis
  • "Our season is fast approaching " -   Diana Buttu
Arab-Israel peace: the role of the mediator  

Ed. 20 Vol. 9 - July 07, 2011

  • "What makes for an effective mediator: The case of James Wolfensohn" -   Nizar Farsakh
  • "What do we do with our accumulated experience?" -   Ron Pundak
  • "Time for a different conversation" -   Douglas E. Noll
  • "Mediators matter, and good mediators can broker agreements" -   Daniel Kurtzer
The Mikati government in Lebanon: regional ramifications  

Ed. 19 Vol. 9 - June 30, 2011

  • "A transition period" -   Eyal Zisser
  • "Lebanon's new zero-sum government " -   Franklin Lamb
  • "Najib Mikati's mission impossible " -   Karim Emile Bitar
  • "Syria-Hizballah red lines " -   Joseph Bahout
The GCC and Arab revolution  

Ed. 18 Vol. 9 - June 23, 2011

  • "Hunker down or seize the opportunity?" -   Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi
  • "The al-Saud's spring" -   John R. Bradley
  • "The monarchy club" -   Anouar Boukhars
  • "Jordan and the GCC:
    few opportunities,
    many challenges" -   Oraib Al-Rantawi
Whither Libya?  

Ed. 17 Vol. 9 - June 16, 2011

  • "Intervention interrogated" -   Asli Bali
  • "A confused western intervention" -   Roberto Aliboni
  • "The collapse of the Jamahiriya" -   Ziad Akl Moussa
  • "It will be worth it" -   Murad Fayad
US policy toward Arab revolution  

Ed. 16 Vol. 9 - June 09, 2011

  • "The voice is Obama's; the hands are Bush's" -   Joel Beinin
  • "Out of Arabia " -   Issandr El Amrani
  • "Much ado about very little " -   Chuck Freilich
  • "Obama's emerging philosophy of self-determination" -   Daniel Kurtzer
Turkey and the Arab revolutionary wave  

Ed. 15 Vol. 9 - May 26, 2011

  • "Syria and the zero conflict policy" -   Murhaf Jouejati
  • "Young Turks and the Syrian spring " -   Rime Allaf
  • "Turkish foreign policy
    and the New Middle
    East: alive and kicking" -   Ziya Meral
  • "Economic losses, political gains?" -   Sema Kalaycioglu
Has Arab revolution replaced militant Islam?  

Ed. 14 Vol. 9 - May 19, 2011

  • ""Resistance is our legitimate right"" - an interview with   Salah Bardawil
  • "After Bin Laden: has militant Islam failed? " -   Mustafa Akyol
  • "In Egypt, the issue is the economy" - an interview with   Hisham Kassem
  • "Far from extinguished" -   Bernard Haykel
Iran and the Arab revolutionary wave  

Ed. 13 Vol. 9 - May 12, 2011

  • "Arab spring, Persian winter--for the moment " -   Ali Alfoneh
  • "Iran's Islamic vision of the Arab uprising " -   Sadegh Zibakalam
  • "A very mixed blessing for Iran " -   Meir Litvak
  • "The ideological challenge for Iranian democrats " -   Nader Hashemi
Israel and the Arab revolutionary wave  

Ed. 12 Vol. 9 - May 05, 2011

  • "Democratic Arab world to embrace peace with Israel " -   Hamid Alkifaey
  • "Democracy-based Arab-Israel conflict? " -   Abdel Monem Said Aly
  • "The Arab spring and Israel-Palestine " -   Rami G. Khouri
  • "Revolution and oppression in the Arab world " -   Shlomo Avineri
Whither Syria  

Ed. 11 Vol. 9 - April 14, 2011

  • "Weathering the storm " -   Elias Samo
  • "Paying lip service to resistance does not provide immunity" -   Karim Emile Bitar
  • "A twist in Syria's sobriety " -   Rime Allaf
  • "At the point of no return " -   Nizar Abdel-Kader
External intervention in Arab revolutions  

Ed. 10 Vol. 9 - March 24, 2011

  • "The Arab spring and interventionism " -   Vitaly Naumkin
  • "Libya's troubles: no clear way out yet " -   Richard Dalton
  • "Which side is the world on? " -   Mai Yamani
  • "All sorts of interventions " -   Ziad Abu-Rish
  • "Limitations of foreign intervention " -   Gamal A. G. Soltan
Civil society and revolution  

Ed. 9 Vol. 9 - March 17, 2011

  • "Israeli civil society, democracy and political change " -   Naomi Chazan
  • "Inching closer to unity" -   Joharah Baker
  • "The heart and soul of change " -   Ramin Jahanbegloo
US policy and Arab revolution  

Ed. 8 Vol. 9 - March 03, 2011

  • "The decade ahead " -   Bernard Haykel
  • "Not up to the task " -   Yossi Beilin
  • "Seeking “stability” " -   Chris Toensing
  • "Time for Obama to make himself heard " -   Joshua Muravchik
Iraq and the region  

Ed. 7 Vol. 9 - February 24, 2011

  • "Old policies under attack " - an interview with  Ahmad Harb
  • "With western retreat, Iraq looks east " -   Hamid Alkifaey
  • "Iran watches the new Iraq cautiously " -   Sadegh Zibakalam
  • "Winds of change " -   Safa A. Hussein
Revolution in Egypt  

Ed. 6 Vol. 9 - February 17, 2011

  • "Tahrir squared " -   H. A. Hellyer
  • "People power " -   Lamis Andoni
  • "Egypt will never be the same again " -   Abdel Monem
  • "Egypt is a pretty stable country " - an interview with   Hisham Kassem
How media leaks have affected the Middle East  

Ed. 5 Vol. 9 - February 10, 2011

  • "We haven't seen the last of it " - an interview with   Ian Black
  • "Setting Egypt on fire " -   Mark Perry
  • "A blessing for the region " - an interview with   Bassma Kodmani
  • "Contributing to transparency " -   Ghassan Khatib
How a failed Palestinian-Israeli peace process and regional unrest affect Jordan  

Ed. 4 Vol. 9 - February 03, 2011

  • "Between the hammer and the anvil " -   Oraib Al-Rantawi
  • "Fear and uncertainty " - an interview with   Azmi Shuaibi
  • "A sense of urgency " -   Mohammad K. Shiyyab
  • "Change in Egypt casts dark shadow over Jordan " -   Salameh Nematt
  • "Uneasy lies the head " -   Asher Susser
Revolution in the Maghreb  

Ed. 3 Vol. 9 - January 27, 2011

  • "The Tunisian impact on North Africa " -   Issandr El Amrani
  • "Tunisia: Labor, the media and the army were crucial " -   Ahmed Driss
  • "The coming Islamicization of Tunisian society " -   John R. Bradley
  • "Morocco: After the "Benalization", the "Tunisation"? " -   Aboubakr Jamai
Ramifications of the upgrade in US-Syria relations  

Ed. 2 Vol. 9 - January 20, 2011

  • "Breaking, not engaging, the region " -   Rime Allaf
  • "US-Syrian relations at a crossroads " -   Nizar Abdel-Kader
  • "A peace process could link Damascus and Washington " -   Moshe Maoz
  • "Why the US needs an ambassador in Damascus " -   Mara E. Karlin
Are the Europeans doing enough?  

Ed. 1 Vol. 9 - January 13, 2011

  • "Europe is incapable of doing more" -   Yossi Beilin
  • "Europe should play a political role in the Middle East conflict" -   Maher Abukhater
  • "US appeal addressed primarily to Europeans" -   Simon Petermann


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