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In an extension of the 8th AlJazeera Forum’s Youth Platform, a group of young people from the Arab world and beyond agreed that true change would not be realised by concentrating on political issues alone or self-victimisation and complaining. Al Jazeera Center for Studies
Mr. Ahmed Tu’mah, prime minister of the Syrian interim government, and David Tolbert, head of the International Center for Transitional Justice, used the 8th AlJazeera Forum second day’s keynote speech to address obstacles to democratic transformation in Syria and transitional justice, respectively. Al Jazeera Center for Studies
Dr. Jamal Abdullah, a researcher at AlJazeera Centre for Studies specializing in Gulf Studies, signed his new book, “Qatar’s Foreign Policy 1995 – 2013: Leverages and Strategies”, on the evening of 26 May 2014, during the 8th AlJazeera Forum at the St. Regis in Doha. Al Jazeera Center for Studies
Many media platforms, personalities and individual guests tweeted updates in both English and Arabic as the 8th AlJazeera Forum unfolded on 25 May 2014 in Doha, Qatar. Al Jazeera Center for Studies
The abduction of 230 schoolgirls by Boko Haram sparked international outrage. Although much of the rage was directed at the armed group that has terrorized Nigeria for years,the Nigerian government was also criticized for its inability to protect its own citizens,and the poor response to the crisis.
Azad Essa
Israel believed that the current climate in the Middle East region would enhance the possibility for success in its assault on Gaza, but the surprising resilience of the resistance will likely ensure that the battle’s outcome will be in the interests of both sides.
Saleh Naami
Bashar al-Assad’s paramilitaries have been a key support for the regime as it attempts, for the fourth year in a row, to put down a popular uprising in Syria. This report outlines four key roles of these legitimate army units and examines their future in Syria.
Malak Chabkoun
AJCS and Cambridge University’s Centre for the Study of the International Relations of the Middle East and North Africa have just concluded their joint conference, “Media in Political Transition: The Case of Tunisia”. The conference was held in the United Kingdom 15 through 16 July 2014.
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