Posts Tagged ‘ unrest ’

Cats be damned: Social media and social responsibility

March 30, 2013
Jyoti Omi Chowdhury
Cats be damned: Social media and social responsibility

“Is your country on the verge of a civil war?” asked a meticulously dressed diplomat. I was confused for a second, thinking this person may have thought that I was from Kenya
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Behind the red line in Syria

March 27, 2013
Sanjay Kapoor
Behind the red line in Syria

On March 15, 2011, the people of Der’aa stepped out to demonstrate against the Syrian government. This was the first evidence that the contagion of the Arab Spring
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Complete Egypt’s revolution

November 24, 2011
David Rohde
Complete Egypt’s revolution

For decades, the Egyptian military has operated an economy within an economy in Egypt. With the tacit support of the United States, the armed forces own and operate a sprawling network of for-profit businesses. The military runs factories that manufacture televisions, bottled water and other consumer goods.
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How not to follow the path of Pakistan!

August 27, 2011
Kayes Ahmed
How not to follow the path of Pakistan!

Everyone wants to know what’s up with Pakistan? What they really mean is what’s wrong with this country that once had a shared destiny of the land of my father? So, let me start at the beginning.
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A state in crisis

July 23, 2011
Asif Farooq
A state in crisis

Pakistan as a sovereign state is a geographic reality dictated by its boundary, but its internal and external strategic policy indicates that it is no less than a state in serious crisis. Furthermore, the identity that Pakistan as a country enshrines since its conception has become contorted as much as it remains an unfinished...
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Egypt — what’s next?

January 29, 2011
Haider A Khan
Egypt — what’s next?

The recent events in Egypt have unsettled the media pundits and Western academic advisers alike. After all, how can the recipient of the largest amount of US Foreign Aid in the Arab world and a close US ally be in such dire trouble politically from within?
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