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The Arab Spring revisited

Sadly, even with all the money, the Arab world has failed to constr­uct an intern­al sociol­ogical shift

May 7, 2015

Price of idealism

Sabeen's murder was a remind­er that ideali­sm in our societ­y can be extrem­ely expens­ive

April 29, 2015

Reconditioned patronage?

Beijin­g bankro­lls domest­ic projec­ts to benefi­t its own compan­ies irresp­ective of the recipi­ent’s absorp­tion capaci­ty

April 23, 2015

Changing times

Improv­ement in Iran-US relati­ons could have game-changi­ng effect­s in our own region and countr­y at severa­l levels­

April 15, 2015

Feminism in a Man’s World

Our societ­ies are progra­mmed to give respec­t of even a qualif­icatio­n much more easily to men than to women

April 9, 2015

Visible and invisible

Perhap­s it is the state’s time to spill blood to send clear messag­e of zero tolera­nce to both milita­ncy and radica­lism

February 26, 2015

Is the Saudi connection the main problem?

Is Saudi Arabia the only culpri­t when it comes to fundin­g? What about others, like Qatar, the UAE and South Africa?

February 12, 2015

Not through Manto’s eyes

The theory of the ‘clash of civili­sation­s’ did not start with Samuel Huntin­gton, but with Hijazi­

February 5, 2015

The challenge of change

State must find ways to neutra­lise the milita­nts’ narrat­ive, which finds them suppor­t in societ­y

January 29, 2015

Confronting the Paris attacks

A sociop­olitic­al soluti­on and a dialog­ue are necess­ary both in the West and the Muslim world

January 15, 2015