From the Editors
On the eve of the first anniversary of the uprising in Bahrain, it might be time to step back from our usual celebration of the opposition’s “good fight” and take a more critical look at its discourse to date. So enamored was the world with the fact that a wealthy Gulf Arab state was about to rise in revolt, so shocked were we with the brutality of the government’s response, that the leaders of Bahrain’s uprising have since been held in a halo of untouchability. Their ...Keep Reading »
Muneera Adrawi is a political analyst and researcher interested in the lack of political change in the Gulf States.
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