Arab Regional Office
Anthony Shadid: Honesty in the Shadow of War
Much has been written about Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Anthony Shadid in the weeks since his death at age 43 while on assignment in Syria. What I appreciated over the years was his honesty.
In the Wake of Arab Revolts, Women’s Rights in the Balance
In Tunisia and Egypt, efforts must be exerted to ensure that women play a prominent role in democratic transition and their concerns are incorporated into reform and democratization plans.
What it Takes to Protect Civilians in Libya
The intervention in Libya, though rightly sanctioned and with just cause under the doctrine of responsibility to protect, was short on planning and long on hope.