From Harvard to Homs

By Maren EnghThe United States recently pulled all their remaining diplomats from the embassy in Syria after violence continued throughout the country. While safety is, and should remain, the number one concern for the United States…

Can Libya Adopt the Qatari Model?

By Alexandre Hawath The tiny, conservative gulf emirate Qatar, surrounded by the Iranian and Saudi giants, offered little promise of regional or world leadership even 20 years ago. Since then, however, Qatar has effectively…

Video: CNN Interviews Ali AlAhmed

November 1, 2011 Washington DC - CNN’s the Situation Room interviewed IGA director Ali Ahmed on the occasion of the appointment of the new Saudi Crown Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz following the death of his older brother Sultan form…

Bahrain’s Uncertain Future

By Alexandre Josef King Hamad’s speech at the United Nation General Assembly last month was the ultimate evidence of the impasse the small Kingdom of Bahrain has reached with regards to its national dialogue. Indeed, since the waves of…