The Globalist’s Top Features on the Middle East
Our top ten recent features on the Middle East paint a nuanced portrait of the world’s most volatile region.
February 1, 2011
|1.||Why Mubarak Is Worried About Tunisia
Why are the recent events in Tunisia finding echo in Egypt?
|2.||Why America Is Like Imperial Spain
What lessons can Imperial Spain’s travails in the Netherlands teach the United States about Afghanistan?
|3.||Destroying Palestinian Olive Trees
What effect does the destruction of Palestinian olive trees by Israel Defense Forces and settlers have on local farmers?
|4.||Globalization and the Pending Collapse of the Islamic World
With which tools can Islam, in the eyes of the Islamists, actually conquer the world of today?
|5.||The Muslim World and the Titanic
Does Islam share the same fate as the Titanic?
|6.||Islam and the West: Clash of Civilizations?
Is the real problem between Islam and the West — or within Islam itself?
|7.||Afghanistan’s Arc of Modernization: 1880 to 1978
What lessons can be learned about Afghanistan from the country’s past modernization efforts?
|8.||Middle East Peace: God Has Already Spoken
Why has the religious dimension of the Israel-Palestine conflict received scant attention?
|9.||Palestine and the Fayyad Difference
Does Salam Fayyad’s plan for Palestine offer an exit from the Israel-Palestine conflict?
|10.||Dateline Cairo: Can Egypt Fulfill Its Potential?
Is Egypt poised to finally overcome its decades of stagnation?