5 October 2012

SISMEC Publications

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Journals & Policy Forums

From Political Liberalism to Para-Liberalism: Epistemological Pluralism, Cognitive Liberalism & Authentic Choice,” Musa al-Gharbi. Comparative Philosophy, Fall 2016.

Book Review, ‘The 51-Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza,'” Lyndall Herman. Middle East Policy, Spring 2016.

Saudi-UK Arms Deals and the Invasion of Yemen,” Dan DePetris. Accepted as evidence in UK Parliament investigation into UK-KSA Arms Deals. 24 March 2016.

It’s About the Group, Not God: Social Causes and Cures for Terrorism,” Charles Mink. Journal for Deradicalization, Winter 2015.

Liquidating Syria, Fracking Europe,” Dr. Leila Hudson. Middle East Policy, Winter 2015.

To Defeat ISIS, Embrace Refugees,” Musa al-Gharbi. Middle East Policy, 9 December 2015.

The Case for an Unprincipled Foreign Policy,” Musa al-Gharbi. The Wilson Quarterly, Summer 2015.

Torture is Illegal, Now What?” Charles Mink. Interrogators Against Torture, 22 June 2015.

The ISIS Challenge to Moderate Islamism,” Ahmed Meiloud. Middle East Policy, 27 April 2015.

The Trouble With Sanctions,” Jordan Olmstead. The Diplomat, 15 March 2015.

Why We Reject Facts & Embrace Conflict,” Musa al-Gharbi. Real Clear Science, 11 March 2015.

Why America Lacks Credibility in the Middle East,” Musa al-Gharbi. Foreign Policy in Focus, 10 March 2015.

Hidden Agenda or Not, Netanyahu’s Speech is Likely to Backfire,” Max Ufberg interviews Jordan Olmstead. Pacific-Standard, 4 March 2015.

Gunpowder in Our Poems,” Farzana Marie. Words After War, 2 March 2015.

Progress and Pitfalls: Legislation After the CIA Torture Report,” Charles Mink. Interrogators Against Torture, 5 January 2015.

Know thy Enemy: How to Understand the Islamic State,” Jordan Olmstead. Pacific-Standard, 29 December 2014.

Fixing America’s Aid to Afghanistan and Pakistan,” Jordan Olmstead. The Diplomat, 23 December 2014.

Knife,” Farzana Marie. As You Were, Vol. 1 (Fall 2014)

India-Pakistan Relations: A Destructive Equilibrium,” Jordan Olmstead. The Diplomat, 2 November 2014.

Don’t Think of the ‘Islamic State’ in Religious Terms,” Musa al-Gharbi. Middle East Policy, 31 October 2014.

Will AfPak Democracy Survive?” Jordan Olmstead. Foreign Policy, 14 October 2014.

The Real Reason Al-Qaeda is Establishing an India Branch,” Jordan Olmstead. The Diplomat, 23 September 2014.

Torture and the SSCI Report,” Charles Mink. Just Security, 14 August 2014.

Is Hamas Really to Blame for the Conflict in Gaza?” Musa al-Gharbi. The National Interest, 7 August 2014.

Iran is Not the Solution in Iraq,” Maseh Zarif & Marie Donovan. American Enterprise Institute, 17 June 2014.

Can Libya Stay Together?” Musa al-Gharbi. The National Interest, 8 April 2014.

Lethe,” a poem by Farzana Marie. Bluestreak: A Journal of Military Poetry, Vol. 1 (2014).

Middle East and Afghan Elections 2014: Candidates & Consequences,” Charles Mink. The Soufan Group, 15 January 2014.

Egypt-Russia Arms Deal: Warming a Cold-War Relationship,” Charles Mink. The Soufan Group, 22 November 2013.

The U.S. and Iraq: Tense Solidarity Amidst Turmoil,” Charles Mink. The Soufan Group, 4 November 2013.

U.S.-Pakistan Relations: Afghanistan, Aid, Drones & Delusion,” Charles Mink. The Soufan Group, 29 October 2013.

Regaining Legality: The Rendition of Abu Anas Al-Libi,” Charles Mink. The Soufan Group, 15 October 2013.

Egypt: Emergency Law and Return to Form,” Charles Mink. The Soufan Group, 25 September 2013.

Media Battles Shape the Egyptian Political Landscape,” Charles Mink. The Soufan Group, 11 September 2013.

Reply to George Abu Ahmad,” Musa al-Gharbi. Middle East Policy, 11 June 2013.

Order, Freedom, and Chaos: Sovereignties in Syria,” George Abu Ahmad. Middle East Policy, Summer 2013.

Syria Contextualized: The Numbers Game,” Musa al-Gharbi. Middle East Policy, Spring 2013.

New Year, New Vision,” Farzana Marie. Afghanistan Institute for Strategic Studies, 7 January 2013.

Trust Fall: What’s Behind the Inside Attacks on U.S. Forces in Afghanistan? The 2014  Timeline for Withdrawal,” Farzana Marie. Foreign Policy, 2 October 2012.

Global Viralscapes and HIV/AIDS Discourses in Morocco,” Nicole Zaleski. Maghreb Review, Vol. 73,  No. 2,  2012.

“Drone Warfare in Yemen: Fostering Emirates through Counterterrorism?” Dr. Leila Hudson, Colin S. Owens, David J. Callen. Middle East Policy, Fall 2012.

“From Social Tension to Protracted Civil Conflict: Using fsQCA to Analyze Conflict in Lebanon,” Dylan Baun. Compass, 28 October 2011.

“Drone Warfare: Blowback from the New American Way of War,” Dr. Leila Hudson, Matt Flannes and Colin Owens. Middle East Policy, Fall 2011.

The Problem of National Dialogue in the Arab Spring,” Dylan Baun. Middle East Insights, 2 August 2011.

Nonviolence, Violence, and the Middle East Uprisings: Did Gene Sharp Get it Right?” Dylan Baun. Middle East Insights, 28 June 2011.

The New Ivory Towers: Think Tanks, Strategic Studies, and ‘Counterrealism,’” Dr. Leila Hudson. Middle East Policy, Vol. XIII, No. 4 (Winter 2005).

National Media

What Trump Gets Right (and Wrong) About Muslims,” Musa al-Gharbi. The American Conservative, 14 July 2016.

Website Launched by Jordan Duo in Café, Now #1in Arabic,” ST McNeil. Associated Press, 9 March 2016.

U.S. Delivers 8 Black Hawks to Jordan for its Anti-IS Battle,” ST McNeil. Associated Press, 3 March 2016.

Cruz Bill Takes Aim at Muslim Brotherhood,” Britain Eakin interviews Musa al-Gharbi & Ahmed Meiloud. Courthouse News, 26 February 2016.

Rare Look at the World of Jordan Royals’ Circassian Guards,” ST McNeil. Associated Press, 29 January 2016.

Experts Count Missteps in Fighting Islamic Radicalism,” Britain Eakin interviews Dr. Leila Hudson. Courthouse News, 26 January 2016.

Syrian Artist, War Refugee Draws Portraits of Paris Victims,” ST McNeil. Associated Press, 13 January 2016.

Ammon Bundy is not a Terrorist,” Musa al-Gharbi. Salon, 9 January 2016.

Experts Mull Options for Dealing with IS,” Cecily Hilleary interviews Musa al-Gharbi. Voice of America, 13 December 2015.

Mideast Sandstorm Disrupts Michelle Obama’s Trip to Jordan,” ST McNeil & Nour Youssef. Associated  Press, 4 November 2015.

Drone Warfare is Self-Defeating,” Musa al-Gharbi. Al-Jazeera America, 27 October 2015.

How America Failed Afghan Women,” Musa al-Gharbi. The American Conservative, 12 August 2015.

UNESCO Backs Jordan as Jesus’ Baptism Site as Debate Goes On,” Karin Laub & ST McNeil. Associated Press, 13 July 2015.

Malala: ‘Stingy’ World Must Boost Aid to Syrian Refugees,” Omar Akour & ST McNeil. Associated Press, 13 July 2015.

America’s Biggest Terror Threat is from the Far-Right,” Musa al-Gharbi. Al-Jazeera America, 10 July 2015.

Dylan Roof’s Extremism is not an Aberration,” Musa al-Gharbi. Salon, 25 June 2015.

The Secret of ISIL’s Appeal,” Musa al-Gharbi. Al-Jazeera America, 17 June 2015.

Beyond Torture: The New Science of Interrogating Terrorists,” Rupert Stone interviews Charles Mink.” Newsweek, 9 June 2015.

Pamela Gellar is a Coward,” Musa al-Gharbi. Salon, 11 May 2015.

There is no social change without coercion,” Musa al-Gharbi. Salon, 2 May 2015.

Iran’s Nuclear Threat is a Myth,” Musa al-Gharbi. Al-Jazeera America, 1 May 2015.

Iraqi boy’s dream of becoming dancer defied conservatism, threats against his stage debut,” ST McNeil. Associated Press, 24 April 2015.

Yemen Shiite Leader Vows Not to Surrender Amid Strikes,” ST McNeil & Merrit Kennedy. New York Times, 19 April 2015.

Iran Deal Advances U.S. Interests–Even If It Fails,” Jordan Olmstead. Al-Jazeera America, 9 April 2015.

At Jordan site, drone offers glimpse of antiquities looting,” ST McNeil. Associated Press, 3 April 2015.

Reasons Behind Yemen’s Breakdown,” Manila Chan interviews Sama’a al-Hamdani & Musa al-Gharbi. RT America, 26 March 2015.

Jordan, Russia Sign $10 Billion Deal on Nuclear Reactors,” ST McNeil. Associated Press, 24 March 2015.

Netanyahu’s Politics of Fear Has Worked,” Musa al-Gharbi. Al-Jazeera America, 23 March 2015.

ISIL’s Barbaric Acts are Highly-Successful Propaganda,” Musa al-Gharbi. Al-Jazeera America, 23 February 2015.

Petraeus Must Be Prosecuted,” Musa al-Gharbi. Al-Jazeera America, 14 January 2015.

Israel & Palestine Need a One-State Solution,” Musa al-Gharbi. Al-Jazeera America, 6 January 2015.

New ISIS Video Urges Attacks in Europe, US,” Jordan Olmstead interviewed on The Cycle. MSNBC, 15 January 2015.

Former Interrogator: Torture Not Effective,” Brooke Baldwin interviews Charles Mink. CNN, 11 December 2014.

Does the Senate report on CIA torture even matter?” Musa al-Gharbi. Al-Jazeera America, 11 December 2014.

Five Eye-Popping Things I Learned Talking to Nigeria’s President,” Amer Taleb. The World Post, 11 December 2014.

Obama Must Abandon Failed Strategies in Syria and Ukraine,” Musa al-Gharbi. Al-Jazeera America, 13 November 2014.

Donkey Barber Grooms Cairo’s Animals,” ST McNeil. Associated Press, 3 November 2014.

Mexican Drug Cartels Are Worse Than ISIL,” Musa al-Gharbi. Al-Jazeera America, 20 October 2014.

The ISIS/ISIL Debate: What’s In A Name?” Cecily Hilleary interviews Musa al-Gharbi. Voice of America, 4 October 2014.

By Hyping ISIL Threat, U.S. is Falling into Group’s Trap,” Musa al-Gharbi. Al-Jazeera America, 30 September 2014.

Climate Activists Display a 50-Foot Art Piece in Cairo,” ST McNeil. Associated Press, 21 September 2014.

To Fight the Islamic State, End the War in Syria,” Musa al-Gharbi.  Al-Jazeera America, 4 September 2014.

‘Deviant and Pathological:’ What Do ISIS Extremists Really Want?” M. Alex Johnson interviews Dr. Leila Hudson. NBC News, 3 September 2014.

The Myth and Reality of Sectarianism in Iraq,” Musa al-Gharbi. Al-Jazeera America, 18 August 2014.

Sustainable Ceasefire Requires End to Gaza Blockade,” Britain Eakin. Al-Jazeera America, 2 August 2014.

Israel, not Hamas, orchestrated the latest conflict in Gaza,” Musa al-Gharbi. Al-Jazeera America, 22 July 2014.

D.C. Residents Protest Against U.S.-Israel Ties, Gaza Attacks,” Britain Eakin. The Washington Post, 20 July 2014.

Israel’s War of Disproportionate Force on Gaza,” Britain Eakin. ­Al-Jazeera America, 20 July 2014.

Gaza Negotiations Plagued by Bad-Faith Actors,” Musa al-Gharbi. Al-Jazeera America, 17 July 2014.

How Putin Outmaneuvered Obama in Syria and Ukraine,” Dr. Leila Hudson. The Huffington Post, 25 April 2014.

Kiss the Jackboot: Why Fascist Iconography is Making a Comeback in the Middle East,” Dr. Leila Hudson. Al-Jazeera America, 21 March 2014.

Collapse of the Syrian Opposition: Disaster or Opportunity?” Musa al-Gharbi. Al-Jazeera America, 28 February 2014.

Now You Sisi,” Ahmed Meiloud. Harpers, February 2014.

The Ill-Considered Debate About Drones,” Musa al-Gharbi. Al-Jazeera America, 3 December 2013.

Environmental Crimes Run Rampant in Tunisia,” ST McNeil & Radhouane Addala. Al-Jazeera English, 27 November 2013.

US seeks to arm Syrian rebels through repeating chemical weapons fairy tale,” Musa al-Gharbi interviewed by David Bryne. Global Times, 9 July 2013.

Pollution in Gabes, Tunisia’s shore of death,” ST McNeil & Radhouane Addala. Al-Jazeera English, 14 June 2013.

10 years later, was the Iraq War worth it?” Charles Mink. HLN, 8 April 2013.

A Vision for Healing,” Farzana Marie. TED x Tucson, 1 April 2013.

Married Army interrogators reflect on 10th anniversary of Iraq War,”  Amer Taleb interviews Charles Mink.  SHFWire, 18 March 2013.

A Tale of Two Consulates,” Dr. Leila Hudson. Al-Jazeera English, 24 November 2012.

The Man Who Was There,” Robert King with additional reporting by ST McNeil. VICE: The Syria Issue, November 2012.

Communicating in the war zone,” Brooke Baldwin interviews Charles Mink. CNN News Room, 19 October 2012.

Arizona Students React to Anti-Muslim Video and Related Violence,” Amer Taleb. The Nation, 28 September 2012.

“‘Repression’ Creeps Back in Tunisia,” ST McNeil & Sofiene Addala. Al Jazeera English, 8 September 2012.

“Wording on Women Sparks Protest in Tunisia,” ST McNeil. Al Jazeera English, 19 August 2012.

“Tunisia’s Second Wave?” ST McNeil. Al Jazeera English, 7 August  2012.

What Pizza Hut’s Crown Crust Pizza Says About Global Fast-Food Marketing,” Ted Burnham interviews Dr. Hudson. NPR, 2 May 2012.

“The Arab Spring: Anatomy of a Tipping Point,” Dr. Leila Hudson and Matt Flannes. Al Jazeera English, 1 September 2011.

“U.S. Pak-Up,” Dr. Leila Hudson et al. on Peter Lavelle’s “Cross Talk.”  Russia Today,  20 May  2011.

“The Arab Spring’s Second Wave”, Dr. Leila Hudson and Dylan Baun. Al Jazeera English, 16 May 2011.

After Osama: Stop Feeding the Beast“, Dr. Leila Hudson and Johann Chacko. Al Jazeera English, 2 May 2011.

Car Wars: Roadmaps to Libya’s Ground Conflicts,” Dr. Leila Hudson. Al Jazeera English, 25 April 2011.

“Libya- Bush 2.0,” Dr. Leila Hudson et al. on Peter Lavelle’s  “Cross Talk.”  Russia Today,  1 April 2011.

“The Persistent Fear of Authoritarianism”, Dr. Leila Hudson.  Al Jazeera English, 19 March 2011.

Local Media

153 Syrian Refugees in State Underwent ‘Rigorous Process,'” Julianne Stanford interviews Dr. Hudson. Arizona Public Media, 24 November 2015.

Experts Warn Against Refusing Syrian Refugees,” Carissa Planalp interviews Dr. Hudson. Tucson News Now, 17 November 2015.

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Survivor Speaks Out at the Hillel Foundation,” Isaac Rounseville interviews Dr. Hudson. Arizona Daily Wildcat, 16 November 2015.

McCain Can’t End His Fight Against Torture,” Charles Mink. Arizona Republic, 18 May 2015.

Poetry of Afghan women inspires American editor, Duluth publisher,” Mary Ann Grossmann interviews Farzana Marie. Twin Cities, 24 April 2015.

U.S. Government is Arrogant with ISIS,” Abe Jimenez. Arizona Daily Wildcat, 15 September 2014.

Afghan Linguists Deserve U.S. Visas,” Abe Jimenez. Arizona Daily Wildcat, 26 August 2014.

Fear, unrest in Syria bring concert violinists to Tucson,” Perla Triviso interviews Dr. Hudson. Arizona Daily Star, 22 September 2013.

Tucsonans protest possible military strike on Syria,” Samantha Patashkin interviews Dr. Hudson. KVOA 4 News, 7 September 2013.

From peaceful protests to escalating brutality in Syria,” Justin Schecker interviews Dr. Hudson. KGUN 9 News, 4 September 2013.

UA expert says Congress’ debate on Syria a good thing,” Barbara Grijalva interviews Dr. Hudson. KOLD 13 News, 3 September 2013.

Free Expression in the Middle East,” Britain Eakin interviews Dr. Faten Ghosn and Dr. Kevin Kemper. Arizona Week, 3 May 2013.

Interrogators, now at UA, reflect on Iraq War futility,” Amer Taleb interviews Charles Mink. Arizona Daily Star, 20 March 2013.

Questions Remain About US Role in Syria,” Britain Eakin interviews former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Itamar Rabinovich. Arizona Public Media, 27 November 2012.

For Youth of Gaza, Tackle Root Causes of Israel Conflict,”  Britain Eakin. AZ Daily Wildcat, 26 November  2012.

ROTC Cadets Learn Arabic for Middle East Duty,” Amer Taleb interviews Charles Mink. Arizona Public Media, 8 October 2012.

“Libyan Embassy Attack: ‘Irresponsible Use of Free Speech,’” Luis Carrion interviews Dr. Leila Hudson.  Arizona Public Media, 12 September 2012.

Libyans leaving Tucson to ‘rebuild our country,’” Amer Taleb. Arizona Daily Star, 24 July 2012.

U.S. Muslim Teens Facing Identity Questions,” Britain Eakin. Arizona Public Media, 8 May 2012.

Experts Continue Debate Over Iran’s Disputed Nuclear Program,” Britain Eakin interviews Dr. Hamid Dabashi. Arizona Public Media, 11 April 2012.

UA Student Visits Libya, His Father’s Homeland,” Britain Eakin interviews Dr. Juan Cole. Arizona Public Media, 5 March 2012.

Syria strife hits home,” Amer Taleb interviews Matt Flannes. Arizona Daily Wildcat, 28 February 2012.

The Egyptian Question,” Kimberly Craft interviews Dr. Hudson. Arizona Public Media, 2 February 2011.

Middle East Specialized Outlets

The Legacy of Sudan’s Hassan al-Turabi,” Ahmed Meiloud. Middle East Eye, 8 March 2016.

Winning the War, Not Just Small Battles, Against the Islamic State,” Ahmed Meiloud. Middle East Eye, 21 January 2016.

The Turkish Intervention: Buffer Zone or Partition Plan?” Ahmed Meiloud. Middle East Eye, 1 August 2015.

This is how IS survived a year of bombing and ground war,” Ahmed Meiloud. Middle East Eye, 2 June 2015.

What Iraqi and Western Leaders are Neglecting in the Fight Against ISIL,” Jordan Olmstead. Your Middle East, 23 April 2015.

Islamic State Inc.: Maximization,” Abe Jimenez. Middle East Eye, 22 April 2015.

Slavery in Mauritania: Differentiating Fact from Fiction,” Ahmed Meiloud. Middle East Eye, 18 April 2015.

Lebanon: On the Razor’s Edge,” Abe Jimenez. Eurasia Review, 18 March 2015.

The Islamic State’s Supposed Theology,’ Musa al-Gharbi. LobeLog, 16 March 2015.

President Obama, Normalize Relations with Iran,” Musa al-Gharbi. Your Middle East, 5 January 2015.

Dear Iraqi Government: Punishing Civilians Hurts Everyone But ISIS,” Your Middle East, 26 October 2014.

A Machiavellian Guide to the Fight Against the Islamic State,” Jordan Olmstead. Your Middle East, 15 October 2014.

Foreign Actors and the Libyan Civil War,” Ahmed Meiloud. Middle East Eye, 5 September 2014.

Democracy, Not Bombing, is the Answer to the Islamic State,” Ahmed Meiloud. Middle East Eye, 22 August 2014.

Al-Malaki Has Been Deposed…Now What?” Musa al-Gharbi. Your Middle East, 15 August 2014.

Israel’s Genocide in Gaza Will Achieve No Goal,” Ahmed Meiloud. The Palestine Chronicle, 25 July 2014.

Is Sisi suited for role as Israel-Hamas mediator?” Ahmed Meiloud. Middle East Eye, 15 July 2014.

Iraq’s Tragedy of Errors: Why the Sunnis are Revolting,” Ahmed Meiloud. Middle East Eye, 18 June 2014.

Al-Sisi Plays Executioner for the Domestic Crowd,” Ahmed Meiloud. Middle East Eye, 2 May 2014.

Assad Plays Arab, Western Worlds Against Each Other,” Ahmed Meiloud. Middle East Eye, 25 April 2014.

The Erdogan Administration’s Plan for War in Syria,” Musa al-Gharbi. Your Middle East, 30 March 2014.

From the Policy of Wink & Nod to Active Collusion: The West’s Role in the Burial of Arab Democracies,” Ahmed Meiloud. The Palestine Chronicle, 18 March 2014.

The War in Syria is Ending…In Spite of International Efforts,” Musa al-Gharbi. Your Middle East, 20 February 2014.

The Syrian Artists of the Ayyam Gallery,” Farzana Marie. Your Middle East, 26 January 2014.

El Ghriba: Africa’s Oldest Synagogue,” ST McNeil & Radhouane Addala. Brownbook: An Urban Guide to the Middle East, 2 October 2013.

Libya: Two Years, Three States, Two Civil Wars?” Musa al-Gharbi. Your Middle East, 29 September 2013.

Toxic Discourse on Chemical Weapons,” Musa al-Gharbi. Your Middle East, 28 August 2013.

Shaykh Ahmed al-Assir as a Lebanese Phenomenon,” Feras Klenk. Your Middle East, 22 August 2013.

‘Feilool’ Was Always a Misnomer,” Musa al-Gharbi. Middle East Monitor, 20 August 2013.

What Happened After a Coup: A Lesson from Mauritania for Egypt,” Ahmed Meiloud. The Palestine Chronicle, 6 August 2013.

Activists lobby 9/11 Memorial to remember ‘Little Syria,’ Britain Eakin. Al-Arabiya, 4 August 2013.

The next phase of the Egyptian ‘revolution,’ Musa al-Gharbi. Your Middle East, 4 August 2013.

Al-Qaeda’s Renaissance: The Arab Spring and the New Mujahadeen,” Musa al-Gharbi. Your Middle East, 23 July 2013.

The Challenges of Negotiating with the Taliban,” Farzana Marie. Daily Outlook Afghanistan, 13 July 2013.

Video: Obama cautious on Egyptian army ultimatum,” Britain Eakin. Al-Arabiya, 2 July 2013.

‘Acts of Treason?’ U.S. Whistleblowers Face Increasing Government Threats,” Britain Eakin. Al-Arabiya, 29 June 2013.

NSA: Secret U.S. surveillance helped prevent 50-plus terror attacks,” Britain Eakin. Al-Arabiya, 19 June 2013.

Iran and the West: whose ball in whose court?” Britain Eakin. Al-Arabiya, 18 June 2013.

Tunisia’s lost, ideological, and imported extremities,” ST McNeil. Your Middle East, 17 June 2013.

Guantanamo Hearsay Evidence Called Into Question,” Britain Eakin. Al-Arabiya, 13 June 2013.

Palestinians to Sue US Pro-Settler Groups,” Britain Eakin. Al-Arabiya, 6 June 2013.

A Primer on Middle East Conflict,” Musa al-Gharbi. Your Middle East, 30 May 2013.

You can’t fight alone: The Middle East’s coming proxy war,” Musa al-Gharbi interviewed by Bassem Aly. Ahram Online, 5 May 2013.

Weapons of Mass Deception,” Musa al-Gharbi. Your Middle East, 29 April 2013.

Breaking the Literal and Rhetorical Stalemates in Syria,” Musa al-Gharbi. Your Middle East, 15 April 2013.

The ties that bind Obama to Bush run across the Middle East,” Musa al-Gharbi & ST McNeil. Your Middle East, 21 March 2013.

Is Authoritarianism Anti-Democratic?” Musa al-Gharbi. Your Middle East, 25 February 2013.

The Libyan Intervention in Retrospect,” Musa al-Gharbi. Your Middle East, 18 February 2013.

As Goes Egypt, So Goes the Middle East,” Musa al-Gharbi. Your Middle East, 31 December 2012.

Watch the Thrones: The Arab Spring’s Third Wave,” Musa al-Gharbi & ST McNeil. Your Middle East, 5 December 2012.

Nine Years of Sumud,” ST McNeil. This Week in Palestine, Issue #175: November 2012.

Gouna, Egypt’s No. 1 Eco-Friendly Destination?” Britain Eakin. Egypt Independent, 6 August 2012.

AUC Telescopes Spot Ramadan Crescent Moon,” Britain Eakin. Egypt Independent, 20 July 2012.

Through Education, and Tortoises, Wadi Food Seeks Environmental Sustainability,” Britain Eakin. Egypt Independent, 10 July 2012.

Finding Venus in Giza,” Britain Eakin. Egypt Independent, 6 June 2012.

‘Transport Hackathon’ Gathers Experts to Solve Cairo Congestion,” Britain Eakin. Egypt Independent, 4 June 2012.

The Excrement River of Gaza,” ST McNeil. Mashallah News, 19 October 2011.

British Policy in Mandate Palestine: Institution Building and the Thwarting of a Palestinian State,” Britain Eakin. Miftah, 1 March 2011.

Operation Cast Lead: A Critical Study of the Goldstone Report,” Britain Eakin. Miftah, 4 January 2010.

Alternative Media

Change We Can Believe In,” Musa al-Gharbi. Those People, 30 June 2015.

ISIL Can Be Defeated. Here’s How…” Musa al-Gharbi. Counterpunch, 19 June 2015.

Understanding Iran’s Nuclear Ambitions,” Musa al-Gharbi. Counterpunch, 7 April 2015.

Terrorists Speak in Strange Languages,” Asef Hossaini, translated from Dari by Farzana Marie. Guernica, 2 February 2015.

The Drone Program’s Excesses are the Symptom, Intelligence Overreach is the Disease,” Musa al-Gharbi. Truthout, 15 December 2014.

An Open Letter to My Fellow Americans,” Musa al-Gharbi. Truthout, 5 November 2014.

Reclaiming Jihad,” Musa al-Gharbi. Counterpunch, 15 October 2014.

How Much Moral Highground does the US have over ISIS?” Musa al-Gharbi. Truthout, 13 October 2014.

Airstrikes Begin in Syria: A Decisive Blow or an Ominous Precedent?” Musa al-Gharbi. Truthout, 23 September 2014.

Why Arming the Syrian Insurgents is Self-Defeating,” Musa al-Gharbi. Counterpunch, 15 August 2014.

What’s Needed for Real Peace in Gaza,” Britain Eakin. Counterpunch, 17 July 2014.

The Obama Administration’s ‘Yemenization’ of the Mideast,” Musa al-Gharbi. Counterpunch, 30 June 2014.

The Incoherence of the Philoveritors: A Primer on Social Epistemology,” Musa al-Gharbi. Counterpunch, 2 May 2014.

Arationalism, Negative Epistemology & Geopolitics,” Musa al-Gharbi. Truthout, 15 April 2014.

’A Siege of Salt and Sand’ film to highlight Tunisia’s Eco Struggles,” Linda Pappagallo interviews ST McNeil. Green Prophet, 14 April 2014.

The Real Contest for Egypt Has Been Won–Now the Spectacle Begins,” Musa al-Gharbi. Counterpunch, 11 April 2014.

Between Revolution and Tyranny: A Fluid and Highly-Permeable Line,” Musa al-Gharbi. Truthout, 4 March 2014.

Rethinking Russia, Iran, Support for Assad,” Musa al-Gharbi. Press TV, 16 February 2014.

Egypt: The Regime is Dead, Long Live the Regime!” Musa al-Gharbi. Counterpunch, 27 January 2014.

Ignorance, Xenophobia and Toxic Alliances Inform Nuclear Standoff with Iran,” Musa al-Gharbi. Press TV, 3 November 2013.

Lost in Transition: The Semantics of Revolution,” Musa al-Gharbi. Counterpunch, 21 October 2013.

(Part 3) The Endgame/ Ending the Games in Syria,” Musa al-Gharbi & ST McNeil. Counterpunch, 16 September 2013.

(Part 2) Syria: Immodest Proposals and Naked Emperors,” Musa al-Gharbi & ST McNeil. Counterpunch, 11 September 2013.

(Part 1) ‘Flooding the Zone’ with Bullshit on Syria,” Musa al-Gharbi & ST McNeil. Counterpunch, 9 September 2013.

Moral Outrage from Munafiqun,” Musa al-Gharbi. Press TV, 30 August 2013.

Red Lines Drawn with Syrian Blood,” Musa al-Gharbi. Counterpunch, 29 August 2013.

Tunisian Protesters Occupy the Streets as Parliament on Verge of Collapse,” ST McNeil.  Truthout, 1 August 2013.

Syria: game theory v. reality,” Musa al-Gharbi. Press TV, 24 July 2013.

Universal Values vs. Universal Laws,” Musa al-Gharbi. Press TV, 2 July 2013.

Middle East, North Africa duty-bound to resolve world challenges,” Musa al-Gharbi. Press TV, 18 May 2013.

Coalition of the Eager vs. Not So Eager,” Dr. Leila Hudson and Johann Chacko. MWC News, 25 March 2011.

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