A student sent me the questions below in order to complete his research on Bahrain. I will answer him in due time, how would you go about answering them? Let me know… 1. How did you perceive the 2011 uprising… Read More ›
Month: July 2012
One Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Please!
Last night, I was chatting with a close friend in a relaxing coffee shop in Riffa about the many projects that private and public companies have failed to achieve. Sometimes around 2005, without proper research, the private sector… Read More ›
A Muslim or a Robot?
Last week I wrote a rather controversial article that perhaps many readers with only a fair political science background require more clarification to understand what I mean by what I wrote. I mentioned that, in general, I see Middle Easterners… Read More ›
Service to Israel Tugs at Identity of Arab Citizens by .@ReemMakhoul
Original Article Here NAZARETH, Israel — Three young Palestinian women sat on the floor at a summer camp this week surrounded by Legos and 3-year-olds. As the toddlers played, the women taught them the color of each block, repeating the words in… Read More ›
Between reform and revolution: Sheikh Qassim, the Bahraini Shi’a, and Iran by .@Alfoneh of .@AEI
Original Article Here The political stability of the small island state of Bahrain—home to the US Navy’s Fifth Fleet—matters to the United States. And Sheikh Qassim, who simultaneously leads the Bahraini Shi’a majority’s just struggle for a more democratic society… Read More ›
Western Rain in Middle Eastern Deserts
Walking around the streets in London, seeing colorful people, the long Muslim beard, the mini skirt, the rainbow gay, the tightest clothes below a headscarf, the tattoo, the Cross, and the fully covered face just makes me wonder if… Read More ›
BICI Follow Up Unit Issues First Interim Report
Information Affairs Authority, Manama, 11 July 2012: The unit in charge of the follow up of the implementation of the recommendations of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI Follow Up Unit), announced a number of ongoing processes and programs… Read More ›