Assistant Professor, Middle East Political Economy, at the University of Oregon. Currently writing on the Egyptian revolution and the Syrian crisis.
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Monthly Archives: September 2013
Syrian Minister Invokes Sept. 11 to Accuse U.S. of Hypocrisy
Labor activist wades into the deep state In 2007, renowned trade unionist and opposition figure Kamal Abu Eita led thousands of workers on strikes and sit-ins outside the Cabinet.
Closure from Below In the boom times over the past few years, sections of Gaza’s southern borderline resembled a busy shipping terminal, with trucks hauling loads of smuggled cargo from the vast network of underground tunnels from Egypt.
Originally posted on Nervana:
Three months after June30, the Brotherhood leaders are either in prison, hiding, or in exile. Following the massive crackdown, the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) has decided to move its media center to an undisclosed address in London.…
Syria opposition group shaken by rebel rejection AFP – Syria’s main opposition group has lost its bargaining power ahead of any potential peace conference, after rebels withdrew their support and a UN resolution failed to meet its expectations. With talks … Continue reading