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World Developments


Alon Ben-Meir, “Qaddafi: Survival Is Not An Option”

Natalia Simanovsky, “For Palestine, democracy is not a one-size-fits-all model”

Michael Felsen, “Israel’s road to a warm peace with Egypt”

Uri Avnery, “Wrong Side,”

Alon Ben-Meir, “’And If Not Now, When”

Alon Ben-Meir, “The Blind Leading the Blind”

Alon Ben-Meir, “Israel and Turkey: Time To Reconcile”

Natalia Simanovsky, “The Palestinian secret mainstream media doesn’t cover”

Alon Ben-Meir, “Palestinian Incitement Against Israel”

Stephen M. Sachs, “Incitement has to stop on both sides”

Syed Mohammad Ali, “US-Pak relations rest on sustainable development”

Eliot Daley, “Memo to Bangladesh: if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”

What We Readers Are About


Syed Mohammad Ali, “Growing concerns about water sharing in South Asia”

Stephen Zunes, “Libya, the United States, and the Anti-Gaddafi Revolt”

Rene Wadlow, “Syria: The Downward Spiral”

Uri Avnery, “Rejoice Not…”

Michael Nagler, “Nonviolence, key for change in Egypt”

Yasser Khalil, “Muslims and Christians together in a new Egypt”

Khaled Diab, “Egyptian revolution a wakeup call for Arabs and Israelis?”

Rabab Fayad, “Egypt going to elections”

Safa A. Hussein, “Winds of change in Iraq”

N. Hafid, “Is Algeria prepared for a new revolution?”

Testriono, “Indonesian example counters fears of radical religious states in Tunisia/Egypt”

Sri Murniati, “Indonesian lessons for Tunisia’s revolution”

Carla Koppell and Haleh Esfandiari, “Women standing with men for change in the Middle East”

Ghassan Michel Rubeiz, “Can the Arab Awakening bring peace to the Middle East?”

Syed Babar Ali and Wendy Chamberlin, “Beyond Raymond Davis”

Qurat ul Ain Siddiqui, “Bhatti’s legacy for Pakistan”

Syed Mohammad Ali, “Another approach to madrasah reforms in Pakistan”

Qazi Abdul Qadeer Khamosh, ” Violent Afghan protests serve as Pakistani warning”

Rowan Williams, “A truly Islamic state protects Christians”

Rita Chemaly, “Lebanon: civil society mobilised for equal rights”

Osman Hassan, “In Sudan, civil society helps implement the law”

Michael Omer-Man, “Breaking down barriers in the South Hebron Hills”

Musharraf Hussain, “Bridging the gap between British Christians and Muslims”

Jonathan Freeman, “Helping Muslim youth realise their ambitions in the UK”

Didin Nurul Rosidin, “Ahmadis and their neighbours at the grassroots level”

Rene Wadlow, “World Citizens call for a Thai-Cambodian Peace Zone: From Periodic Flair-ups to Permanent Cooperation”

Rene Wadlow, “Create Space for Peace”


Rene Wadlow, Review of John E. Trent, Modernizing the United Nations System: Civil Society’s Role

    in Moving from International Relations to Global Governance

Thomas McGee, The hope for integrating British Muslims: an interview with Dr. Atif Imtiaz

Media Note