Nader Hashemi is the Director of the Center for Middle East Studies and Associate Professor of Middle East and Islamic Politics at the University of Denver's Josef Korbel School of International Studies. He is the author of Islam, Secularism, and Liberal Democracy: Toward a Democratic Theory for Muslim Societies and co-editor, with Danny Postel, of The People Reloaded: The Green Movement and the Struggle for Iran’s Future and The Syria Dilemma.
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaThe conscience of Syria: An interview with activist and intellectual Yassin al-Haj Saleh
A popular Syrian intellectual responds to questions on the Syrian conflict and the west. Throughout, Yassin...
A reply to Stephen Zunes on military intervention in Syria
This is a reply to Stephen Zunes' response to the author. Zunes argues that violent or nonviolent movements alike...
Syria, savagery, and self-determination: what those against military intervention are missing
Military intervention, as regrettable and complicated as it may be, is the only way to stop Assad’s killing machine....
What Obama must say (and do) in Egypt