After 20 years of failed U.S. diplomacy based on protecting Israel’s occupation, the need to move to a new diplomacy rooted in international law and human rights remains a vital necessity.
Middle East scholars join TNI fellows in a unique and fascinating discussion of the context of the democracy uprisings in the Middle East and the way it may shape the region for future generations.
A recent comparison by top foreign policy thinkers in the US reveals the not so pro-democratic thinking that also goes on in Washington, referring to the emancipatory movements of the Arab Spring as a improbable "worst-case scenarios."
The international debate on imposing a no-fly zone in Libya has more to do with the politics of the New Middle East than with the protection of civilians.
The Gaddafi regime in Libya seems to believe that if a government crackdown is murderous enough, demonstrations will stop.