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Democracy in the Middle East

WATCH: Democracy In The Middle East: Islamists, Liberals, And The Battle For The Heart Of The Arab Revolutions

Posted 06.30.2013 | Impact

TIME: 11:00am-12:00pm EST On Sunday, June 30, a panel including former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Egyptian-American journalist Mona Elt...

David Ignatius And Barham Salih On The Future Of Democracy In The Middle East

Posted 06.27.2013 | Impact

TIME: 4:40p-5:40p EST The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg speaks in conversation with the Washington Post’s David Ignatius and Barham Salih, the fo...

Who Killed the Arab Spring?

Avi Spiegel | Posted 06.11.2011 | World
Avi Spiegel

The limited intervention in Libya averted a humanitarian disaster, but it also killed the Arab Spring.

Ending Demonization Of Jews Must Be Part Of Egypt's Democratic Aspirations

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

Egypt's future will not be secured only through free and open elections but by a new civil society that will be powerful enough to safeguard religious minorities.

Predicting the Future of the Middle East -- The Easy Way

Avi Spiegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Avi Spiegel

The purely authoritarian regimes in the Middle East can loosely be classified into two categories: monarchies and republics. If you want to know who will be most likely to follow the path of Ben Ali and Mubarak, look at the republics.