One of the most interesting books this summer may be a rather innocuous book by Anne Wolf, a leading Tunisia and North Africa specialist. In Political Islam in Tunisia: A… Continue reading "Political Islam in Tunisia: a History of Ennahda and the Tunisian Exception"
Author: Faheem Hussain
In an important new book Durham University fellow Christopher M. Davidson, author of many books on the Gulf, sets out to explain why despite all the modernising forces that… Continue reading "A Crisis Waiting to Happen: Book Review of Christopher M. Davidson’s ‘After the Sheikhs’"
It takes a brave person to comment on the Middle East, one never knows when a crisis will erupt that threaten to render one’s judgment obsolete. Since first reading Shadi… Continue reading "Taking Exception to Shadi Hamid’s Islamic Exceptionalism"