What happens next seems to be anyone’s guess.
It is increasingly clear that the Western narrative of an “Arab Spring” is too simplistic to responsibly capture events on the ground.
Obama’s speech is a symbolically important speech that doesn’t mean everything, but it means something; it means enough to make Netanyahu nervous, and that in itself is significant.
Many other Arab states lack the serendipitous unity of Tunisia and Egypt, making their hopeful democratic transitions more challenging.
Protesting may be becoming a component of a political dialogue, rather than a symbol of instability that must be quenched by riot police and arrests.
these papers are an infuriating, heartbreaking, and predictable detailed account of the surrender of every single one of Palestine’s rights under international law.
The big deal, Joe Biden, is that the United States gives $3.1 billion dollars per year to Israel in military aid
“Taha’s poetry has actually found an interested, open audience among Israeli Jews.”