Hasan Tariq Al Hasan is a Bahrain-based economic and political analyst.
‘Arabs are not ready for democracy’: the orientalist cravings of Arab ruling elites
Scrambling to adjust to the new reality of the Arab revolts, Arab regimes have fallen back on Orientalist...
The socio-economic foundations of Bahrain’s political crisis
A study of income inequality in Bahrain highlights the failure of the Government to extend its aid to those who need it most.
Counter-balancing Saudi Arabia: why the US should not abandon Bahrain’s reformists
Rather than calling upon the United States and other western powers to abandon the Bahraini leadership at this time,...
Taxation: Bahrain's alternative path to political reform
Bahrain's uprising was curtailed by a brutal crackdown. Could the rising sectarianism and tense Sunni-Shia divide be...