MIKO PELED, MONDOWEISS: When it comes to Shimon Peres there’s a great struggle to see how he has advanced freedom in the Middle East in any way.
MUSTAFA BARGHOUTHI, MONDOWEISS: The recent hunger strike should be a wake up call for Palestinians.
SUHAIBWEBB, YASMINE MOGAHEAD: Listening to the wailing she watched as workers laid out the bodies, corpses loaded onto the back of a truck.
JUAN COLE: Al Qaeda’s vision for the Arab World has been comprehensively rejected. It appears that Arabs – in particular, young Arabs – are prepared to put their lives on the line, not for a Caliphate, but for parliamentary democracy.
JUAN COLE: I am hopeful that the book will find an eager reception in Egypt, Tunisia and other countries yearning for democracy in the Arab world.