Who is to Blame for the Arab World’s Woes?

August 31, 2016

Socioeconomic challenges in the Arab world cannot be attributed either directly or indirectly to the false legacy of Sykes-Picot agreement. From time to time, pundits in and outside the Arab world take on momentous themes and begin the process of analyzing, synthesizing and opining so thoroughly...

100 Years Later: Lessons for the US in Syria

May 21, 2014

The Obama administration should learn from America's historic engagement with Syria following World War I. On the afternoon of March 20, 1919, only months after the end of World War I, the leading statesmen of the allied powers gathered at the Paris residence of British Prime Minister David...

Fair Observer: Best of the Month

March 31, 2014

Fair Observer's five best articles of March. This has been a historic month with ramifications that will reverberate throughout the rest of the century. Russia has annexed Crimea. That was to be expected. Russia spent blood and treasure to secure access to warm waters in the 19th century. It...