An Interview with Ziad Majed To get a better perspective on the prospects for democracy in the Middle East, GonePublic’s author, Noelle McAfee, interviewed Lebanese intellectual and activist Ziad Majed, who has been working with other Arab researchers and activists for the past ten years to elaborate a regional democracy agenda. More recently he helped… Continue reading Ziad Majed on the Middle East & Democracy
Will Egypt go the way of the Iran? Will religious extremists take over the country? Will the vacuum left over from a dictator’s departure pave the way for religious and ethnic conflict and extremism? What kind of regime will take over now that Mubarak has departed Cairo? These are all the wrong questions. Whether Egypt… Continue reading Whither Egypt?