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Al Jazeera Forum

'Arab Fatigue' and Today's Middle East

Philip Seib | Posted 07.30.2014 | World
Philip Seib

Creating a brighter Arab future cannot be accomplished solely by turning out hundreds of thousands or even millions of Arabs into the streets. A lesson from the events in Cairo's Tahrir Square in 2011 is that political passion does not in itself ensure lasting political change.

The New Arab World Requires New Public Diplomacy

Philip Seib | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Philip Seib

The new dynamics of the Arab world require a meaningful shift in public diplomacy strategy, with less emphasis on advertising and more on service.

Looking at the Future of the Arab Revolutions

Philip Seib | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Philip Seib

At this year's Al Jazeera Forum, I saw a man sitting by himself, a Libyan flag draped around his shoulders as the latest grim news filtered in from his homeland. Hope abounds, but the revolution is not yet won.

Conspiracism American Style: The Daniel Levy Debate

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Middle East conspiracism is here in America now -- our own political factions are now engaged in many of the same troubling patterns that drive some to unacceptable forms of violence.