From the Editors
The New York Times says Jadaliyya "Brings New Life to Arab Studies." Read about it by clicking here.
Who populates the Syrian revolution? The Syrian revolution has three core populations: urbanite survivors of the 2001 Damascus Spring, disenfranchised classes rural and urban, and the traditional opposition. Local histories—not dissidents abroad nor foreign entities—create and power this revolution. Yet, some international analysts remain blind to the people of our revolution. ...Keep Reading »
Dr Mohja Kahf was born in Damascus, Syria. She is a professor of Middle Eastern Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Arkansas.
"The dominators are militarily strong, but politically vulnerable... The fact that the Israeli economy is not dependent on Palestinian labour may mean that the international BDS campaign is even more important than in South Africa... unfavourable power balances can be altered by effective citizens’ campaigns."click | email | tweet