Category Archives: Arabia

Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Bilal Y. Saab- Saudi Arabia’s Way Forward

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I’m not claiming to be an expert on Saudi Arabia and that their people and especially their government is ready for this type of government, system and constitution. Especially their … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Kevan Harris- How to Reform Iran’s Theocracy

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Before the Islāmic Revolution in Iran in the late 1970s Iran was already an authoritarian state, but in the form of a monarchy under Mohammad Reza Pahlavi who was the Shah … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Michael J. Koplow: Officers and Democrats: The Future of Egyptian Democracy

Officers and Democrats | Foreign Affairs. There are two opponents and factions that are standing in the way of Egyptian Democracy at least as I see it. The leftovers of the Mubarak regime that want to continue to see Egypt … Continue reading

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AP: Raw Video: Egypt’s Army Tightens Grip

Political satirist George Carlin had this phrase that voters get who they vote for. So in Egypt’s case they elected with less than a majority a weak President and that’s what they got was a weak President who was unable … Continue reading

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