Wattan, a news outlet that is neither privately owned nor government run, is elevating Palestine’s media landscape.
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A generation of children will grow up without a country because Lebanese mothers with foreign-born husbands cannot pass on their nationality to their children.
President Obama says America stands with civil society in the Middle East, but declining funding for democracy and governance there tells a different story.
U.S. funding for security in foreign countries has reached $17 billion per year. Now, civil society can see where all that money is going.