20 Jun 2010
Despite growing repression, democracy activists in the Middle East continue to push for change. As democracy activists working in one of the most repressive regions in the world, we always knew that authoritarianism in our part of the world is a tough nut to crack. Our autocrats have everything a
14 Feb 2010
With international political relations now warming and a spate of top diplomatic emissaries having graced Damascus over the past 12 months, the Syrian economy is in the nascent stages of breaking out of its isolationist past. Up until 2000, economic practices were directed towards fulfilling nati