Iran’s Protests: Reclaiming the Revolution

To many nations, the 28th of December marked nothing  more than a year approaching its.

Poverty and Living Standards in Iran After the Nuclear Deal

The current protests in Iran could be attributed to joblessness and unfulfilled economic expectations, but not necessarily to high poverty.

Demographic and Social Origins of the Iranian Uprisings

In 2015/16, a shocking 31% of men and 53% of women aged 18-29 were unemployed, compared to 20% and 19% in 1997.  More importantly, the pain of this worsening situation is increasingly felt by older age groups.  Entire families are affected when their young men and women are unable to find employment, housing, and form a family.

100 Years after Balfour Conference: An Exploration of the Past and Future of Palestine

On  December 13th and 14th, the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs (IFI) hosted.

Water Scarcity in the Middle East as Explained by Dr. Hussam Hussein

On December 6, the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs hosted a.

Revising Lebanon’s Foreign Policy Strategy After Hariri Crisis

No political topic loomed as large as the drive to uncover the fate of Lebanese.

Hands Off Jerusalem!

In the midst of the demonstration in Ramallah yesterday, on December 7, 2017, young men.

Trump Can Claim Jerusalem, But the International Community Is Not On His Side

In a monumentally disappointing speech, President Donald J. Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital.

Arab Development As Freedom

The people of this region are caught in a grand authoritarian bargain, where they are forced to trade their political rights against government-driven economic security. It is time for this to change.

An Arab Hiroshima ignored

Walking in a cold frightening floor of a hospital, you see a little innocent baby.