In the spotlight
October 2014, Mohamed Benhlal
What have the 2011 protests in Morocco achieved in terms of governance reforms? The constitutional reforms undertaken by Morocco since the 2011 protests have modified legislative and institutional procedures, yet their real impact on governance needs to be assessed.
Drawing from an Arab Barometer survey undertaken in March and April 2014, Fathi Ali and Michael Robbins document the evolution of Libyans’ opinions on their country’s institutions, desired political system, and their self-perception in relation to other regional and global actors.
September 2014, Félix Legrand
As calls emerge for cooperation with the Assad regime to help roll back the advances of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq and Syria, Felix Legrand argues that the Free Syrian Army (FSA) is the only actor in the conflict with the capacity and local legitimacy to defeat ISIS in Syria.