The Middle East Debate in Books, Magazines and OpEds
How to End the Qaddafi Nightmare in Libya: Options and Solutions
The Arab League, the UN and the West must beef up military support of the rebels to ensure the end of the Qaddafi regime in Libya, argues Nehad Ismail
Beyond Qaddafi's Death in Libya
The killing of Libya's Muammar el Qaddafi was another example of the sort of brutal extra-judicial killings the United States legitimized with the killing of Osama bin Laden.
Alwaleed bin Talal Pleads With His Own Saudi Arabia: Reform Before It's Too Late
Alwaleed bin Talal Abdulaziz al-Saud, one of the world's richest men, pleads with his own Saudi Arabia to reform politically before it's too late.
Why Palestinian Statehood Is Necessary
Palestinian statehood through the United Nations is overdue in light of American inaction and the continued intransigence of Benjamin Netanyahu.
Peter King's Islamophobia
Peter King's islamophobia, couched as a hearing on "Muslim radicalization" in the United States, should not command the respect implied by a U.S. congressional committee hearing.
False Fears and Shameless Pandering in Opposition to Ground Z…
Opposition to the mosque at ground zero in New York is grounded in false fears and shameless chauvinism by the likes of Newt Gingrich and Sarah Palin.
Arab Insight: Perspectives Exclusively by Arab Writers
Arab Insight is a new, English-language journal published in Cairo by the World Security Institute to build bridges with the West, and Washington in particular. Here's a link to the complete first issue, with articles on Islam and human rights and political Islam, among others.
"Voices of the New Arab Public": Interview with Author Marc Lynch
Marc Lynch, author of a popular blog on the Middle East and a professor of political science at George Washington University, talks to Bradford Plumer about his book exploring Arab media, and in particular al-Jazeera and the Iraqi public. From Mother Jones.
What Is the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar?
Description and brief history and purpose of the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar, designed by I.M. Pei