In the spotlight
The political wrangling behind the scenes of the Tunisian presidential elections is dissected by Hamadi Redissi and Hafedh Chekir in this paper.
February 2015 , Dina El Khawaga
Read ARI Program Director, Dina El Khawaga’s personal analysis of the current problems facing Egypt. Examining the current regime she finds remarkable similarities with the past.
February 2015 , Abdulnasser Al-Ayed
Abdulnasser Al-Ayed, playwright and writer proposes in his article the idea of a Syrian National Army. This he sees is the only real solution for the conflict that is being fought more and more between three opposing groups - the Assad regime, extremist Islamist forces that seek the establishment of a religious Sunni state in which the role of minorities would remain secondary, and the national democracy movement.
“53% of the residents of opposition-held Aleppo would accept the de Mistura truce initiative under any circumstances”