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In Syria, the People's Demands Are Still Key

Amil Khan | Posted 09.23.2014 | World
Amil Khan

With extremists allying with tribal leaders to take over swathes of Iraq, and Russia and Iran helping keep Bashar al Assad in power in Syria, it is difficult to imagine we ever thought ordinary people had the power to change anything.

A Second Wave of Corporate Governance in the Middle East and North Africa

Dr. Hischam El-Agamy | Posted 10.11.2011 | World
Dr. Hischam El-Agamy

In the Middle East and North Africa, the Second Wave of corporate governance will be stimulated because of the region's extraordinary need for growth and enhancement in the welfare of its citizens.

IMF: Middle East Economies Must Create Jobs

AP | By ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 06.27.2011 | Business

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Uprisings sweeping the Middle East and North Africa could eventually boost regional economies, but for now many countri...

Witnessing Revolutions

Ann Medlock | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ann Medlock

With all the news of uprisings, I've been rocketed back in time and space to the Congo, to Vietnam, where I got some first-hand experiences of what it's like when people make such dramatic moves.

Accountability Beyond Rhetoric

Ziad J. Asali, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ziad J. Asali, M.D.

Corruption is a threat to national security and not just a financial crime. We should not be the world's policeman, nor should we be the dictator's patron.