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Guests - What Future for the Arab World?
Our guests examine the old, and new, forces dominating the political scene following the Arab Spring.
Empire – What future for the Arab world?
Last updated: 01 Jul 2014 22:24 GMT
Guests - The Rise of the Oligarchs
Our guests examine the rise and role of the new oligarchs and the decline of democracy in the United States and beyond.
Empire–The Rise of the Oligarchs
Last updated: 25 May 2014 14:41 GMT
Religious fundamentalism in the 'War on Terror'
From snipers to high-ranking officers, many in the US military have publicly stated religious motivations for warfare.
Last updated: 10 Jun 2013 15:15 GMT
Blackwater to pay fine to settle arms charges
US security contractor formerly known as Blackwater agrees to pay $7.5m fine over charges including arms trafficking.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2012 12:19 GMT
The streets of 2012
State and corporate actors everywhere are learning how to repress protesters while maintaining democratic facades.
Last updated: 03 Jan 2012 14:59 GMT
The Stream: GCC courts new kingdoms
Social media commentators analyse Saudi Arabia's proposal to ask Jordan and Morocco to join with Gulf monarchies.
Ahmed Shihab Eldin
Last updated: 01 Jun 2011 19:24 GMT
UAE: Arming up with mercenaries
What possible security risks could have motivated the UAE to hire outside help?
Last updated: 17 May 2011 12:36 GMT
Blackwater killings: 'US at fault'
Private security company, now known as Xe Services, says responsibilty for 2007 Iraq killings lies with US government.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2010 11:28 GMT
Blackwater founder quits CEO post
Founder of US security firm involved in Iraqi civilian deaths incident resigns.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2009 21:04 GMT
Blackwater defends Iraq activities
US firm's founder claims there has been a "rush to judgment" over alleged killings.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2007 06:59 GMT
Featured on Al Jazeera
'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Barbarities in Jerusalem and the reasons why
Iran nuke deal is no bargain
UN move will embolden North Korea officials
'Bajbouj': Old leader, new Tunisia
Analysis: Qatar's foreign policy - the old and the new
'Hide your strength, bide your time'
Richard Javad Heydarian
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