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Dr. James Dorsey

    Myanmar: Exploiting lessons learnt in the Middle East

    Demonstrating for the third week their determination to force the country’s military to return to its barracks, protesters in Myanmar appear to be learning...

    Saudi moderation may not be fully possible

    Two recent reports documenting significant Saudi progress in countering ingrained religious anti-Jewish, anti-Christian and anti-Shiite supremacism as well as anti-Western and other xenophobic attitudes...

    Concentration Camp Guides, the Far Right, and Islam: Europe Frays at the Edges

    Religious scholar Esra Ozyurek has a knack for identifying trends that ring warning bells about where Europe is heading. She points to German Muslims,...

    MBS struggles to make Saudi Arabia a moderate state

    Saudi Arabia’s combustible mix of religion, nationalism, and tradition as well as contradictions in the kingdom’s projection of itself as a driver of moderate...

    US-China tussle: Middle East braces for fallout

    China would like the world to believe that the Middle East and North Africa region does not rank high on its totem pole despite...

    Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict: There’s more to it than meets the eye

    Fighting in the Caucasus between Azerbaijan and Armenia is about much more than deep-seated ethnic divisions and territorial disputes. It’s the latest clash designed,...

    Palestine plays regional power politics with proposed energy deal

    When Faed Mustafa, Palestine’s ambassador in Ankara, expressed interest in June in negotiating with Turkey an agreement on the delineation of maritime boundaries in the...