Co-Founder, Shatha Sbeta, to present new research at Middle East Dialogue, Washington DC

Arab Millennial is proud to announce that our Co-Founder, Shatha Sbeta, is invited to speak at the Middle East Dialogue conference hosted by Policy Studies Organization (PSO) in Washington, DC. The PSO is an international association for decision makers and a publisher of academic...

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Demography: are North Africans really “Arabs”?

1. Background In August 2017, Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi confirmed that his government would be pushing ahead with new laws that would allow women to marry outside the Muslim faith and grant them equal inheritance rights. Praising Essebi’s controversial decision to reform the...

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Can “Realism” be applied to Arab politics?

In the context of the modern system of sovereign states, political realism, as a school of thought, has served as the dominant framework for understanding statecraft and strategy. Classical realists such as Niccolò Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes, and Hans Morgenthau view states’ behaviour in the...

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Mubarak and Sisi: two sides of the same coin?

More than a million Egyptians took to the streets in the 2011 revolution to protest against autocratic governance, poverty, unemployment and government corruption. It was hoped that the fall of Mubarak would herald in a new democratic and free era in Egypt. Several years of...

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North Korea: should Trump be thanked for clearing his own mess?

Friends and enemies often swap sides and end up respecting each other. It is an age-old theme in Hollywood blockbusters like Star Wars and Enemy at the Gates. This is because aggression, unlike indifference, establishes a relationship between two individuals who can often end up...

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