Lebanon and Syria-Iraq: who is more fragile?
The depiction of Lebanon as the most brittle and even artificial nation in its region is based more on myth than...
An Arab future: India, not Europe
Arabs' fixation on Europe contrasts with their neglect of India, whose experience is far more relevant to their own,...
Military and Islamist failure: what next?
Both leading models of rule in the Arab world are bankrupt. Where is the next one to come from, asks Hazem Saghieh.
Egypt, an escape from reality
The spread of absurd conspiracy thinking reveals a hard truth about Egypt's condition, says Hazem Saghieh.
Yemen, and the Tunisian example
A political agreement in Yemen is under strain. But its very existence confirms the Arab revolutions' key...
Revolution in the revolution: a century of change
A continuing cycle of revolutions, albeit irregular and unpredictable, is a feature of the modern world. But...