Arab Digest · The Disconnect: MENA regimes versus the people they rule over
As Covid-19 continues its alarming march, the Middle East is facing difficult challenges and hard choices.
Arab Digest · Young Arabs and the spirit of the revolution
The absolute control of media space in most Arab states effectively smothers freedom of expression and silences critics and opponents.
Arab Digest · The Sea Is Dead
Arab Digest · Libya and a war without end
Summary: when set against today’s reality a snapshot of MENA in July 2000 proves a grim comparison. So are there any grounds for hope and optimism?
Egypt’s President Sisi is threatening military action in support of the warlord Khalifa Haftar as the Tripoli-based GNA seeks to take the key coastal city of Sirte.
Tunisia has proven itself adept at dealing with the coronavirus and in the process strengthened its democracy.
Arab Digest · Algeria, President Tebboune and the Hirak movement