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About Nadim Shehadi

Nadim Shehadi is an associate fellow of Chatham House, and an academic visitor at St Antony's College, Oxford.

Articles by Nadim Shehadi

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Rosemary Bechler is a mainsite editor of openDemocracy

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Revolution or civil war? The battle of narratives in Syria

The main division in Syria is not sectarian or regional; it is simply between the regime as an overarching establishment and its opponents who are revolting against its totalitarian rule.

The Arab revolt: transformation to transition

A hurricane of change is blowing through the Arab world. Even now, many Arab regimes are still in denial. But it also challenges the west to grasp a new political reality, says Nadim Shehadi.

Riviera vs Citadel: the battle for Lebanon

The historic contest between two visions of what Lebanon is and should be will shape the country's direction after Hizbollah's war with Israel, says Nadim Shehadi.

(This article was first published on 22 August 2006) 

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