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New Texts Out Now: Esam Al-Amin, The Arab Awakening Unveiled

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Esam Al-Amin, The Arab Awakening Unveiled: Understanding Transformations and Revolutions in the Middle East. Washington, DC: American Educational Trust, 2013. Jadaliyya (J): What made you write this book, and how would you describe it? Esam Al-Amin (EA): The Arab Awakening Unveiled: Understanding Transformations and Revolutions in the Middle East is a collection of essays about the Arab uprisings and awakening movement, arguably the most important phenomenon that has ...

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Flowering of the Arab Spring: Understanding Tunisia’s Elections Results

[Tunisian election workers count ballots at the end of voting for the election in Tunis. Image by Louafi Larbi of Reuters.]

In early 1994 a small Islamic think tank affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) planned an academic forum to host Rachid Ghannouchi, the leader of the main opposition party in Tunisia, Ennahdha. The objective of this annual event was to give Western academics and intellectuals a rare opportunity to engage an Islamically-oriented intellectual or political leader at a time when the political discourse was dominated by Samuel Huntington’s much hyped clash of ...

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Esam Al-Amin

 

Esam Al-Amin is a writer and an expert on the Middle East and US foreign policy. His work appeared on many websites and publications. His articles on the Arab Spring and Middle East politics have been translated into French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic, Persian, Urdu, and Turkish.