Published in: North Africa, West AsiaPalestinian unity should not become a victim of Israel’s war on Gaza
If one of the motives of Israel's war on Gaza was to crush the nascent Palestinian unity government, it may have failed. For the sake of whatever peace process is still possible, Palestinians need to stay the course.
The question of identity revisited: the challenge of nation-building in the new South Sudan
The ability to allow an inclusive social fabric to flourish will determine the success of the new state.
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 reversed through taxation?