Iraq’s Year of Rage

October 2016
Iraqis of all ethnic and sectarian stripes are fed up with the ineptitude and corruption of their political leaders, parties, and government institutions.

After the Arab Spring: Are Secular Parties the Answer?

October 2015

A close look at secular parties in the Middle East today raises doubts about whether they are ready for prime time.

Tracking the "Arab Spring": Libya Starts from Scratch

October 2013

Qadhafi is gone after subjecting his country to a brutal dictatorship for more than four decades, but the devastated institutional landscape that he left behind bodes ill for Libya’s democratic prospects.