CFR’s top risks for the US – an example of potential benefits of US/UK exchanges on national security

25 Jan

Get involved in Measuring the Impact of eInclusion Actors in Europe #MIREIA

24 Jan

‘GOODBYE 2012′ – NHJ Strategic December Security Memo

15 Jan


Google Hangout: Academics Stand Against Poverty

3 Jan

The US elections – Throwing My Hat in the Ring (not mine, his!)

8 Oct

    Funny post from Gene Steuerle of the Urban Institute, former deputy assistant secretary of the US Treasury.  Despairing and exercised in equal measures. My fellow Americans. Grave issues face this country. This year is unlike any other year.  After listening to the Presidential candidates debate, I’ve decided to give Americans a real choice for […]

My op-ed published in Open Democracy: “Western politics beware! The Tahrir meme has a long way still to spread ”

21 Aug

Chatham House´s US Election Note: Trade Policy

9 Jul

I highly recommend The US Election Note: Trade Policy published by Chatham House. This is the second piece presented in a series of short analyses on the likely foreign policy implications of  a Barack Obama or Mitt Romney presidency following the November 2012 elections. This note explores the possible ramifications of the upcoming elections on US […]

Launch of new organisation: British Arabs Supporting Integration, Recognition & Awareness

8 Jul

BASIRA has been set up by Ahlam Akram – a fabulous Palestinian woman living in the UK, who writes eloquently about religion and secularism.  Basira provides a forum to discuss issues about cultural and gender issues in the Middle East and the Western diaspora.  Read more about it here. The concept of BASIRA derives from the […]