Although there is still much work to be done, women throughout the MENA region have proven that they have the power and the agency to create tangible change.
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US-Gulf relations are critical for stability, energy resources, investment, and other key US interests in the Middle East. The flurry of analysis in the Western press has been unanimous in emphasizing the need to reassure America’s Gulf allies. However, while these analyses are well reasoned, they overlook three important political conditions in the region.Read More
As the face of Egyptian leadership is rapidly changing in the recent whirlwind of the (alleged) military coup/revolution, photographers have well documented the faces of the Egyptian people.
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Think tanks play an invaluable role in policy development, and thus tracking their reports and programs can provide a glimpse into present and future tactical decisions. This guide is a sample of influential think tanks in the U.S. and abroad that focus on Middle East research.
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