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Manal Omar

Blog Entries by Manal Omar

Yemeni Youth Central to Success

2 Comments | Posted November 29, 2011 | 16:49:33 (EST)

with Colette Rausch, Director of Rule of Law Programs at USIP

Over the last nine months there has been a lot to divide Yemen. Popular uprisings in several governorates across Yemen led to a division between pro-government and opposition members across several cities. The one thing that...

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Women in Libya and the Arab Spring

4 Comments | Posted November 4, 2011 | 18:57:03 (EST)

On November 2, the Subcommittee on International Operations and Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy, and Global Women's Issues and the Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South Central Asian Affairs organized a testimony for the Senate Foreign Relations committee on the role of women in the Arab Spring.

As part of...

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Getting to Know the Opposition

Posted September 7, 2011 | 08:11:56 (EST)

Co-authored by Tarkowski Tempelhof

With the overthrow of Moammar Gaddafi, Libya has a whole new political spectrum that covers a formal transitional government to remnants of the monarchy. Each will play some telling role over the next few months as the North African country struggles to redefine itself. Here's the...

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