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The Story Behind the Polls

James Zogby | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics
James Zogby

To pick one result, while ignoring this "big picture" is to "miss the forest for the trees." Pointing out a result is as easy as finding a number on a chart. But understanding the meaning of that result is the key to making sense of this or any poll.

Abu Dhabi Emerging As Philanthropic Capital Of The Middle East

Trevor Neilson | Posted 01.07.2013 | Impact
Trevor Neilson

What that wealth has also done is quietly make it the philanthropic capital of the region. Dramatic things are occurring there that are improving the lives of those who live in Abu Dhabi, but also around the world.

The UAE's Silenced Spring

Samer Muscati | Posted 07.23.2011 | World
Samer Muscati

Leading international institutions with major stakes in the United Arab Emirates have looked the other way as the government widened its crackdown on civil society.

Much Ado About BlackBerry?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

While countless Blackberry users in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are distraught about an expected October ban on applications supporting emails, messaging and Internet browsing, others in the Arab region are already considering Plan B.

Focus: Should it be on Copenhagen or Calera?

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alexia Parks

Today's most interesting Climate Change conversation may not be taking place in policy discussions in Copenhagen, but at the Power-Gen International conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.