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Yemen: Two Years in Confronting Iran

Yemen: Two Years in Confronting Iran

The Houthis and former president Ali Abdullah Saleh’s seize of the Yemeni capital Sana’a through the power of arms was the end of the Yemenis’ peaceful uprising and the beginning of the war. Back then, I had no doubt that it would be a long and harsh war –...
Neo-Tunisian Army

Neo-Tunisian Army

To any observer, the drastic change to Tunisia’s public sphere pre and post Arab Spring, lies in the introduction of politics and uncensored speech. Another change, less documented, is in the presence of the Army. It would not be an exaggeration to say that in January...
Opinion: Is Taksim another Tahrir?

Opinion: Is Taksim another Tahrir?

I long held the view that the US constitution made a grave mistake in limiting a presidential term to just four years. In light of the 22nd amendment, which limits presidents to just two terms in office, the entire situation seemed quite extreme to my eyes. My view...