Osama Filali Naji

Osama Filali Naji is a political scientist and commentator who has previously worked as an analyst at University of Birmingham, Quilliam and Google.

AM welcomes criminalisation of online hate speech

Arab Millennial welcomes decisions made by the UK’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) to treat online hate speech as seriously as …

AM attends ECFR roundtable on Yemen

On Thursday 3rd August, our Senior Adviser, Lawrence Joffe, represented Arab Millennial at an ECFR roundtable on Yemen. Other attendees …

9 disruptive tech predictions for 2027

In the last 10 years, a lot has changed. In 2007, the idea of a smartwatch that could tell you …

Can “confirmation bias” ever be beneficial?

What is confirmation bias? Confirmation bias is a tendency for individuals pursuing research or debate to (consciously, subconsciously or unconsciously) …

Why I hate Paulo Coelho’s “The Alchemist”

4/10 Originally written in Portuguese, Paulo Coelho’s book follows the journey of an Andalusian shepherd  from Spain through North Africa …

Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism by Vladimir Lenin

6/10 I have never read a book full of so many enigmas. It is interesting, for example, that Lenin should …

Arab Millennial talks with Facebook in Chicago

Arab Millennial’s General Manager was invited by Facebook to join its first Communities Summit. Shatha Sbeta, Arab Millennial’s General Manager, …

The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli

8/10 Machiavelli. A historian, diplomat, writer, politician, activist, philosopher. What an incredible life this individual lived, fortunate enough to be …

The Twenty Years’ Crisis, 1919-1939 by E. H. Carr

9/10 This book is incredible – in fact, many people suggest that it should be required reading for all politics students. Edward …

3 (slightly better) alternatives to the CIA World Factbook

When we source data, we should ask ourselves the following questions: How credible is the information provided? What is the …

Author Lawrence Joffe takes on advisory role at Arab Millennial

For those of you that follow Arab Millennial closely, you may already be aware of our good relationship with author, …

Arab Millennial cautiously welcomes Obama U-turn on Israel

1. “What Happened?” For the first time in almost 40 years, a UN Resolution 2334 had been passed confirming Israel’s …