Category Archives: Middle East/North Africa

Bipartisan approach to foreign policy – and advancing democracy – still possible

     

A bipartisan approach to foreign policy – including a commitment to advancing democracy – is achievable and remains essential for U.S security and global stability around the globe, according to… Read more »

Iran’s ‘mythical moderate’: Rafsanjani blended economic liberalism, political authoritarianism

     

Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani (above, left) , who has died aged 82, was one of the leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran; a shrewd politician who many Iranians saw as… Read more »

Ongoing judicial harassment of Egypt NGOs

     

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders is protesting the continued judicial harassment and the restrictions to freedom of association faced by several Egyptian human rights organizations, as… Read more »