|Adventurism versus submission
Egypt, Jordan and Saudi Arabia are less than pleased about the sudden rise in the profile of Hizbullah, mainly for reasons of domestic expediency, writes Amr Hamzawy
There is nothing new in Condoleezza Rice's new Middle East. It is, writes Azmi Bishara, the same old wolf dressed up
Pandering to power
As the region's regimes retrench, with tacit approval from Washington, democratic reform is off the agenda. Is it a permanent condition, asks Gamil Mattar
Unity or civil war?
Amid the bombs, the Lebanese may come together, for now, and to Israel's chagrin, writes Abdallah El-Ashaal
The Iranian lesson
By Salama A Salama
1948 and 2006: A case of déjà vu?
By Magdi Mehanna