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The Illusion of Economic Reform in the ‘new’ Middle East
Ali Harfouch Few Words of ‘Liberty’ Liberation cannot be reduced to economic justice, political independence, or free intellectual inquiry. To do so would be to limit servitude, the antithesis of liberty, to one of many power-structures. [...]
Elections in Morocco and Egypt – window dressing?
Morocco, with its 35 million people, where 1 in 3 are unemployed and poverty is widespread, has had multi-party elections since independence in 1956 without anyone taking much notice. Even Western Saharans get a taste of [...]
The Muslim Brotherhood and the Politics of Appeasement
Working within the system, simply does not work. As a matter of fact, it took a revolution to reform the system from within. However, the double-discourse employed by the Muslim Brotherhood seemingly misses this point. From [...]
The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt: Agents of change or status-quo?
The Muslim Brotherhood (MB) is facing numerous dilemmas and challenges post-revolution, in particular stemming from the strained relationship between various factions in the movement, which have become more apparent in a more open political environment in [...]