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Arab Revolutions

The End of the Line in Yemen

Theo Padnos | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Theo Padnos

The disappearance of drinking water, corruption, terrifying mosque speeches -- these elements have not yet produced the systems failure everyone knows is coming -- but they have certainly ratcheted up the tension.

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.

What Can We Do for the Young Libyan Revolution?

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

It is the question the world is asking itself about the one Arab revolution that has been the object of the most savage repression. So I asked the question in Libya, after crossing the border from Egypt.

And You Wanna Know Why Iraqis Walk (and Protest) Like an Egyptian?

Greg Barrett | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Greg Barrett

As an American it's not my place to say what's best for Iraqis. Never was. But if money talks, a fortune of dinars and dollars tell us that Iraqi democracy is rife with thievery and corruption.

Pox Americana: Driving Through the Gates of Hell and Other American Pastimes in the Greater Middle East

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Engelhardt

The administration has been shaken. Officials are undoubtedly worried about a domestic political future in which the question could be -- who lost the Middle East? Like the Cheshire Cat's grin, only the rhetoric of the last decades seems to be left.