Central & South Asia
People & Power
This month on Al Jazeera
person > Juan Cole
11 - 20
Romney poses, as militants burn a US consulate over Islamophobic film
As Mitt Romney misfires on the campaign trail; scholar argues that the events in Benghazi are atypical of the new Libya.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2012 06:23 GMT
Hopeful signs emerge in Libya
Alarmist media narratives have overplayed threats to civic peace, while most citizens simply get on with their lives.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2012 14:58 GMT
The high price of 'dark fusion'
The US government can already detain citizens as enemy combatants; now it wants to deploy propaganda across the country.
Last updated: 04 Jun 2012 12:14 GMT
Media roundup: An imminent strike on Iran?
Some commentators compare the escalating rhetoric on Iran with the lead-up to the 2003 war in Iraq.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2012 17:18 GMT
On production and reproduction, Republicans lose their way
The Republicans Party's highly unpopular stance on birth control will backfire in the November election, says author.
Last updated: 15 Feb 2012 12:05 GMT
How neoliberalism created an age of activism
Decades of neoliberal economic policies have concentrated wealth and are now spurring a global backlash.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2011 13:21 GMT
Legal questions follow Iran's 'bizarre plot'
Plot described by the US Attorney General sounds like a bad action movie, but why would he lie?
Last updated: 14 Oct 2011 16:03 GMT
Book review: 'Midnight on the Mavi Marmara'
With the UN set to report on last year's aid flotilla, writers question Israel's motives for killing nine activists.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2011 18:23 GMT
Egypt's lessons for Palestine
Will the pan-Arab intifada reignite Palestinian streets or is the challenge facing Palestinians just too great?
Last updated: 11 Feb 2011 15:20 GMT
US ignored Tunisian corruption
Diplomatic cables suggest US was aware of deep-rooted corruption among Tunisia's elite.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2011 07:29 GMT
Featured on Al Jazeera
UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Cuba's war on Ebola
Stop blaming the Nepali guides
Investing in Africa on its own terms
In the battle of papal politics, Pope Francis will triumph
Libya: The war nobody can win
An intellectual giant: Ali Mazrui (1933-2014)
join our mailing list
Follow on Twitter
People & Power
Fabulous Picture Show
Frost Over The World
One on One
Counting The Cost
Talk to Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera World
Work for us
Terms & Conditions