Arab League gives Syria deadline to stop violence

Nov 17, 2011
Pressure is mounting against the Syrian government to stop violent protests in the country. If they continue past the three day deadline, economic sanctions are the next step.

Paying off protesters

Nov 8, 2011
The six countries that are members of the Gulf Cooperation Council -- Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait to name a few -- are far richer than their neighbors in the Middle East. So why haven't they seen an Arab Spring?

In Egypt, Affordable Housing is the Price of Love

Jun 21, 2011
Think affordable housing is just a matter of number crunching and government regulation? How about sex? OK, so maybe not just "sex," but in Egy...

Hernando de Soto on the Middle East's 'Informal' Revolution

Jun 20, 2011
Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto is best known for the big, paradigm-shifting idea of his 2000 book: The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Tr...

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