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Arab Nationalism

Is the U.S. Losing Saudi Arabia to China?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

Saudi Arabia's declared intention to pivot away from the U.S. in foreign policy implies a shift toward Beijing, which predates both the Obama presidency and the Arab Awakening.

Saving the Arab Levant

James Zogby | Posted 09.26.2013 | World
James Zogby

Reviewing events unfolding from Iraq in the East to Lebanon in the West can give one the distinct feeling that the region is on a path leading to self-destruction. What, if anything, can be done to reverse course?

The End of Pan-Arabism Redux

Michael Sharnoff | Posted 04.23.2012 | World
Michael Sharnoff

Islam -- not Marxism, socialism, nor liberalism or nationalism -- is the only authentic ideology indigenous to the Arab world. Unlike the West, the Arab world has not undergone a reformation separating religion and state, and religion continues to play a major role in Arab society.

Women's Rights Can't Flower In Arab Spring

Ida Lichter, M.D. | Posted 02.27.2012 | Religion
Ida Lichter, M.D.

U.S. President Barack Obama's choices may be limited but his misreading of Islamist intentions could accelerate the religious extremism that is rapidly fading the Arab Spring's bloom

Erdogan, New Ottomanism and the Middle East

Dr. Josef Olmert | Posted 08.16.2011 | World
Dr. Josef Olmert

As the praises for Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan's latest election victory continue to pour in, a big question is emerging regarding Turkey's foreign policy orientation.