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Levant

On hard left and right opposition to Israel

It is something of a truism to say that the hard left and right share rather a lot in common. …

Where do Lebanese Christians stand on Hezbollah?

At present, Lebanon remains one of a few safe havens in the Middle East for Christians, who make up an …

Algeria as a case study for Syria

Protests by urban youth disgruntled at corruption and a lack of opportunity; a demographic time-bomb; a repressive secular government in …

Did ISIS “hijack” the Arab Spring?

Across the Middle East, ISIS emerged out of the ashes of failed aspirations. The Arab Spring promised so much and, …

Is Wahhabism responsible for atheism in the Arab World?

Wahhabism is an Islamic doctrine named after author Mohammed ibn Abd al-Wahhab (1703-92) in Najd, Saudi Arabia. Incidentally, ibn Abd al-Wahhab …

Likud, Hamas and the Israeli-Palestinian “peace process”

Recent Israeli strikes on Iranian targets in Syria are a stark reminder of the importance of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process …

The continued impact of Russia’s “elections” on Arab politics

In a political landscape that has brought Arab diaspora Trump, Brexit and a Jeremy Corbyn vote over the past few …

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 challenge of true secularism in Israel

The Israel and Palestine conflict has spanned various decades. However, despite efforts from both parties to facilitate the peace process, …

My conversations with Nadia Murad

***Linda Wesson is Head of Communications at Arab Millennial*** Background In late November 2017, I traveled to Michigan, in the …

The relationship between Qatar, Saudi Arabia and ISIS

Recent news Last month, Saudi Arabia severed ties with Qatar over its role in ‘supporting terrorism’ throughout the region. Tensions …