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Arab Uprisings

The Arab Spring needs statesmen

In an opinion piece in The Australian, Lowy Institute Non-resident Fellow Dr Rodger Shanahan writes that there is an opportunity for nascent Arab democracies' leaders to exhibit some real leadership

Egypt’s military to outlast transition

In an opinion piece in The Australian, Anthony Bubalo, Program Director West Asia, writes that both the protesters and the generals in Egypt seem to have lost sight of some hard realities.The Australian, 25 November 2011, p. 10

Washington must deal with Arab reality

In an opinion piece in The Australian Financial Review, Anthony Bubalo, Program Director West Asia, writes that if the Mubarak regime falls in Egypt, the US would do well to embrace change, rather than resist it.Australian Financial Review, 1 February 2011, p. 55

Give the Poodle a chance at peace

In an opinion piece in the Sydney Morning Herald, Dr Michael Fullilove argued that Tony Blair's mission to the Middle East as the Quartet's special envoy should not be judged prematurely.This opinion piece was previously published in the Financial Times on 13 July 2007

Blair Mideast mission is more than just vanity

In an opinion piece in the Financial Times, Dr Michael Fullilove argued that Tony Blair's appointment as the Quartet's special envoy to the Middle East was not as soft-headed as most pundits have decided.This opinion piece was later republished in the Sydney Morning Herald on 18 July 2007. Financial

Is a "New Middle East" possible?

In a speech on 23 August 2006 co-hosted jointly by the Lowy Institute and the University of Sydney, Lowy Institute Board Member, Ambassador Martin Indyk, addressed the current turmoil in the Middle East and, in particular, what this meant for the United States goal of re-shaping and democratising