After a slow start, the unrest sweeping the Middle East and North Africa has reached the Levant. Protesters, inflamed by a local matter, have been in the streets of Daraa, an agricultural town in southwest Syria that has been...Read More
About the Author
Nima Khorrami Assl is a security analyst at Transnational Crisis Project in London where he monitors and writes policy briefs on security developments in Yemen, Somalia, and the subregion of Persian Gulf. His areas of interest and expertise include the Middle East, Political Islam and De-radicalisation, China, Energy Security and Geopolitics.
On 13 January 2011, Hillary Clinton, in the background of the then evolving Tunisian Revolution, criticised Arab leaders for lack of political reform and widespread corruption in their countries, warning that Arab states risk...Read More