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Bassam Haddad and Hesham Sallam


Jadaliyya Launches Arab (Tikram) Yoga Page, Courtesy of Qatar, Iran, and US Intelligence Services: The End of Angry Arabs

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[UPDATED 6 August 2012] A Note from Tikram Page Editors: With a happy, smiling face, the Tikram Page Editors would like to express disappointment at the negative energy that some souls have tried to inject into this world through their (so far, unsuccessful) attempts to hijack Tikram’s initiative and subvert our journey toward peace and tranquility. Our yogis can read about these attempts, here, here, here, and here. We would like to take this ...

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Bassam Haddad and Hesham Sallam


Bassam Haddad is Director of the Middle East Studies Program and teaches in the Department of Public and International Affairs at George Mason University, and is Visiting Professor at Georgetown University. He is the author of Business Networks in Syria: The Political Economy of Authoritarian Resilience (Stanford University Press, 2011). Bassam is currently editing a volume on Teaching the Middle East After the Arab Uprisings, a book manuscript on pedagogical and theoretical approaches. His most recent books include two co-edited volumes: Dawn of the Arab Uprisings: End of an Old Order? (Pluto Press, 2012) and Mediating the Arab Uprisings (Tadween Publishing, 2013). Bassam serves as Founding Editor of the Arab Studies Journal a peer-reviewed research publication and is co-producer/director of the award-winning documentary film, About Baghdad, and director of the critically acclaimed film series, Arabs and Terrorism, based on extensive field research/interviews. More recently, he directed a film on Arab/Muslim immigrants in Europe, titled The "Other" Threat. Bassam is Co-Founder/Editor of Jadaliyya Ezine and serves on the Editorial Committee of Middle East Report. He is the Executive Director of the Arab Studies Institute, an umbrella for five organizations dealing with knowledge production on the Middle East and Founding Editor of Tadween Publishing.


Hesham Sallam is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Government at Georgetown University. He is Co-Editor of Jadaliyya Ezine.