Author: Shafeeq Ghabra

Shia militias in Iraq (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Arab dictatorships in crisis

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The Middle East's militia mentality

Democrats Abroad demonstrator protesting against Donald Trump′s policy on Pariser Platz in Berlin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The West and the Muslim world

Bin the black and white model

Iranian woman during an election rally for Hassan Rouhani (photo: FARS)

Iran′s image in the Arab world

Conservative regime and open-minded society

Lebanese demonstrators protesting in Beirut in February 2013 (photo: DW)

Post-Arabellion reform deadlock

The logic of power