Added on 31/05/2012
The View From Fez
Abdelilah Benkirane , Editor-in-Chief , Facebook , Islamist government , Journalism , Justice and Development Party (PJD) , Media outlets , Mohammed VI , Moroccan government , Morocco , satellite dishes , Social networking , Supreme Court
THE VIEW FROM FEZ: An attempt by Islamists to mould the Moroccan media in its own image?
Added on 19/04/2012
James M. Dorsey
2014 World Cup , Afghanistan , Africa , Ahmet Davutoglu , Ankara , Arab League , Atlantic coast , Azerbaijan , Bahrain , Barack Obama , Bashar al-Assad , Congress , East Africa , Egypt , Energy , Gaza , Hamas , Hizballah , Hosni Mubarak , Iran , Iranian parliament , Iraq , Islamist government , Israel , Justice and Development Party , Kurdistan Workers’ Party , Lebanon , Libya , Mahmoud Ahmadinejad , Middle East , Nasser Hejazi , North Africa , North Atlantic Treaty Organization , Oil , oil sales , Palestinian Territories , President , Prime Minister , Recep Tayyip Erdogan , Saudi Arabia , Shiraz , Soccer , Strait of Hormuz , Syria , Tehran , Tehran’s Azadi Stadium , Tel Aviv , Turkey , UN Security Council , United States , US administration , Washington
JAMES M. DORSEY: Held up as a model of a modern Islamic state Turkey faces some formidable difficulties
Added on 05/03/2012
The View From Fez
Abdelilah Benkirane , Casablanca , Facebook , Islamist government , Islamist party , Justice and Development Party , Lebanon , Marrakech , Morocco , Politics , Prime Minister , Rabat , Social networking , Twitter , Youth Movement , YouTube
THE VIEW FROM FEZ: The mixture of sex, politics and conspiracy is a heady one. It’s sent Casablanca a-buzz.
Added on 04/02/2012
Actor , Assad government , Bibi Netanyahu , Censorship , free press , Free speech , Gaza Strip , Haaretz , IDF , Iran , Islamist government , Islamist party , Israel , Israeli Knesset , Israeli police , Jarrah , Maariv , Ma’an , New York , Passover , Prime Minister , Richard Nixon , Shin Bet , Sinai , Singer , Supreme Court , Syria , The Jerusalem Post , The New York Times , Turkey , United States , Uri Blau , West Bank
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Is Israel a haven for the free press? Hardly. It allows extensive use of gag orders to protect the state, the military, and the wealthy.
Added on 16/10/2011
James M. Dorsey
Abdullah , Adel Al-Jubeir , Africa , Atlantic coast , Bahrain , Bashar al-Assad , East Africa , Egypt , Europe , Gilad Shalit , Hamas , Hizballah , Human Rights Watch , Iran , Iraq , Islamist government , Israel , Libya , Mahmoud Abbas , Manama , Massachusetts , Mexico , Middle East , North Africa , Obama administration , Oil , Palestine Authority , Palestinian Territories , President , Quds Force , Salesman , Saudi Arabia , Syria , Texas , Tunisia , Turkey , United States , US government , Washington , Yemen
JAMES M. DORSEY: The people power movement has the most to lose and could find itself in the grinder as the United States, Saudi Arabia, Israel and Iran jockey for power.
Added on 17/05/2011
Afghanistan , Bashar al-Assad , Damascus , Egypt , Hafez Al Assad , Hamas , Iraq , Islamist government , Israel , Manitoba , Middle East , Mubarak , Muslim Brotherhood , Osama Bin Laden , Pakistan , President , Prime Minister , Syria , Turkey , Yugoslavia
OMAR AL-ISSAWI: The radical jihadist agenda seems to have been rejected and it’s clear whose star is rising throughout the Middle East…
Added on 31/01/2011
Michael J. Totten
Al Qaeda , Egypt , Gaza , Hamas , Hizballah , Islamist , Islamist government , Jordan , Tunisia
MICHAEL J. TOTTEN: I worry Egyptians are going to have to learn the hardest way possible – as the Iranians have – modernizers are better.