Opinion

Our contributors are experts in Arab societies who provide nuanced opinions on latest regional developments.

We need more “regular” Arab American heroes

I grew up during the 1980s. I think about the decade more than I should. The music. The movies. How …

Putin, clumsily, seeks to exploit mounting Gulf tensions

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Qatar’s turbulent response to China’s clampdown on Islam

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What Erdogan’s nuclear ambitions mean for Arab politics

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Saudi Arabia and press censorship in Pakistan

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How Algeria’s changes may impact Morocco

The situation in Algeria is rapidly changing. The resignation of former-president Bouteflika was recently announced. The military have taken control …

Bouteflika should retire with dignity

This time last year, Arab Millennial wrote an article on what to expect in Algeria after Bouteflika’s presidency ends. We …

Algerian women on social media

One of the few vivid memories from my upbringing in Algeria was when I was in the first year of …

Yemen’s war is far from over

One of the Middle East’s bloodiest battles is also one of the most overlooked. It is not in Syria or …

How religious leaders can help facilitate dialogue

The paradoxical relationship between religion, politics and conflict is a contentious issue within political science and has garnered much debate …

Saif al-Islam: where is Gaddafi’s son?

The fate of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi remains uncertain. Saif al-Islam had been held by militia in the town of Zintan since his …

Djibouti: Saudi’s first foreign military base

In recent years, there has been a race to secure a foothold in the Horn of Africa. I went into …