Analysis

Our contributors are experts in Arab societies who provide nuanced analysis on latest regional developments.

Iran: politics of pragmatism & Arab parallels

Since the existence of independent nation states in the Middle East and North Africa, Iran has been one of the …

On France’s “Arab problem”

A recurring theme throughout Arab literature is exile. Being far from home, far from one’s family, one’s land, or one’s …

Tunisia’s economy before and after the Arab Spring

The 2011 Jasmine Revolution ousted Ben Ali’s autocracy and introduced full democratic rule in Tunisia but, since then, it’s been …

Brexit Britain and Egyptian nationalism: a comparative analysis

There are a lot of things in the world today that seem utterly upside down: right-wing nationalists claim the mantle …

Gulf wealth does not address deeper social divides

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Putin, clumsily, seeks to exploit mounting Gulf tensions

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Qatar’s turbulent response to China’s clampdown on Islam

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What Erdogan’s nuclear ambitions mean for Arab politics

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Saudi Arabia and press censorship in Pakistan

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How Algeria’s changes may impact Morocco

The situation in Algeria is rapidly changing. The resignation of former-president Bouteflika was recently announced. The military have taken control …

Bouteflika should retire with dignity

This time last year, Arab Millennial wrote an article on what to expect in Algeria after Bouteflika’s presidency ends. We …

Algerian women on social media

One of the few vivid memories from my upbringing in Algeria was when I was in the first year of …