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Policy Briefs
POMED Policy Briefs are short analysis pieces for U.S. policymakers on issues of core relevance to democratic development in the Middle East and North Africa. The briefs feature leading American, European, and regional authors from academia, think tanks, practitioner organizations, and human rights groups. The views expressed in these articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Project on Middle East Democracy. For more information, please contact the series editor, Kwame Lawson.
View all of POMED’s Policy Briefs in Chronological Order
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Silent Complicity: The International Community and Algeria’s Democratic Façade
John P. Entelis (June 28, 2012)
The U.S. Dilemma in Bahrain
Thomas Lippman (September 22, 2011)
Rethinking U.S. Relations with a Changing Egypt
Michele Dunne (March 22, 2012)
Confronting Egypt’s Dangerous Decline
Issandr El Amrani (January 6, 2011)
Reform Politics and Iran’s June Presidential Election
Farideh Farhi (May 8, 2013)
Jordan’s Unfinished Journey: Parliamentary Elections and the State of Reform
Curtis Ryan (March 20, 2013)
Morocco’s “New” Political Face: Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose
John Entelis (December 5, 2011)
Breaking the Stalemate in Syria
Marwan Maalouf & Khattar Torbey (December 16, 2011)
A Multifaceted Response to Syria’s Brutality
Radwan Ziadeh (May 5, 2011)
Tunisia’s Moment of Opportunity
Amine Ghali (January 28, 2011)
Shifting the Focus: Consolidating Democracy in Post-Election Turkey
Yigal Schleifer (June 17, 2011)
The Arab World’s Unlikely Leader: Embracing Qatar’s Expanding Role
David Roberts (March 13, 2012)
Achieving Long-Term Stability in Yemen: Moving Beyond Counterterrorism
Atiaf Alwazir (May 18, 2012)
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Islamist Parties & Politics:
The Rise of Islamist Actors: Formulating a Strategy for Sustained Engagement
Quinn Mecham (April 27, 2012)
Development Assistance:
Confront or Conform? Rethinking U.S. Democracy Assistance
Sarah Bush (March 12, 2013)
Rethinking Development Assistance in the Middle East
John Sullivan (February 23, 2011)
Promoting Human Rights in the Middle East: A Multilateral Approach
Ted Piccone & Emily Alinikoff (February 17, 2011)
Women’s Rights:
On the Front Lines of Change: Women in the Arab Uprisings
Isobel Coleman (July 26, 2011)
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