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Journal Essay

Tunisian Women at a Crossroads: Cooptation or Autonomy?

Samar El-Masri

Summer 2015, Volume XXII, Number 2

The role of women in the 2011 wave of protests, demonstrations and riots — nicknamed "the Arab Spring" by the ...

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Mass Mobilization and the Democracy Bias

Marc Morjé Howard and Meir R. Walters

Summer 2015, Volume XXII, Number 2

In July 2013, the cover of Time magazine announced that Egypt has both the world's "best protesters" and "worst democrats."1 ...

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The South Caucasus Republics: Relations with the U.S. and the EU

Michael B. Bishku

Summer 2015, Volume XXII, Number 2

With the break-up of the Soviet Union at the end of the Cold War, three republics in the South Caucasus ...

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The Syrian Humanitarian Crisis: What Is to Be Done?

Karen AbuZayd, Denis J. Sullivan, Susan M. Akram and Sara Roy

Summer 2015, Volume XXII, Number 2

FORD FRAKER, President, Middle East Policy Council In the spring of 2012, I came to Washington for two specific meetings. One ...

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The Rise and Demise of the IS Caliphate

Stephan Rosiny

Summer 2015, Volume XXII, Number 2

At the end of 2014, some unexpected news about the "Islamic State" (IS) made headlines: al-Quds al-Arabi reported that a ...

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REVIEW ESSAY — Revisionist Zionism: The Founder, His Disciple and Their Chief Adversary

Michael Rubner

Summer 2015, Volume XXII, Number 2

The recent publication of these three biographies, portraying the lives of the most important Jewish political leaders of the last ...

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