Published in: HomePussy Riot: Russia’s unwitting gift to the women of the Arab Spring
What if a feminist post-punk collective's action in Moscow could influence the cause of women everywhere, starting with protesters in Arab countries?
Published in: openSecurityMuslim radicalism: the power of friendship
Why do some Muslims join radical groups? Theories abound but their analytic capacity remains low as they tend to focus on only a single aspect of this complex issue. Something they miss is why new recruits consider joining these groups a positive thing: they find good friends there.
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaPolitical Islam in Egypt: a bright future
Contrary to the fears of some western observers, Islam has had a strong tradition of rule of law and religious and political freedom. There is no reason for concern about the electoral success of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt