|The Iranian model
With little freedom of expression and a state-directed economy, Iran is hardly an example to emulate, writes Abdel-Moneim Said
Where to Lebanon?
Lebanon remains gripped by internecine struggles that can only serve external competing powers, writes Talal Salman
Israel's continual war policy will get it nowhere, writes Amin Howeidi
The imperialist drive
While it would appear that formal colonialism largely ended in the last century, the imperial impulse entered the new millennium in altered forms, writes Ayman El-Amir
Playing with peace?
By Salama A Salama
Freeing civil society