#Regime

The Future of Eastern Syria and the Israeli Interest

2018 Sep 10

The last independent rebel enclaves in parts of Deraa and Quneitra provinces have ceased to be

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King Abdullah of Jordan: Balancing on an ever-tighter tightrope

2018 Jun 06

A look at a decade of failed social, economic and political reform in Jordan goes a far way to explain recent mass anti-government protests demanding the resignation of the government.

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Saddams Disney for a Despot: how Dictators Exploit Ruins

2018 May 31

The Iraqi dictator followed Mussolinis lead in appropriating ancient ruins to tell a flattering story about his own authoritarian regime.

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Why Orwell’s 1984 could be about Now

2018 May 21

Audiences around the world are re-reading George Orwells 1984, which is a handbook for difficult times

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What the UAE fears most: Democracy

2017 Aug 27

The Emiratis can intervene in the regions conflicts, install dictators, and arrange coups. They can apply maximum force. They will never, however, govern with consent

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