How an innovative financial scheme could help to finance international public-public water projects in the global south.
Angry citizens want their nations’ money back and rightfully so. Banks should be curbed instead of allowed to enthusiastically facilitate the illicit outflow of money by dictators.
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."
After Egyptian President Mubarak defied the rising demand of millions of protesters and announced he will remain in office, the question is what happens next.
The overt age of grand empires gave way to the age of covert imperial hegemony, but now the edifice is crumbling.
The rediscovery of Arab solidarity against the repellent dictatorships
and those who sustain them is a new turning point in the Middle East.
The protesters in Tunisia and Egypt are calling for deep elemental changes in their societies.
The Egyptian people are not only demanding fair elections, but a different kind of democracy.