Libya

Scholarly Publications

Image Politics in the Middle East: The Role of the Visual in Political Struggle

October 2012

Image Politics in the Middle East: The Role of the Visual in Political Struggle (IB Tauris 2012) examines the power struggles among states, other political actors, and citizens in the region that...

Other Publications

Personnel Change or Personal Change? Rethinking Libya’s Political Isolation Law

March 2014

Nearly three years after the fall of the Qaddafi regime, Libya’s revolution has stalled. Militias continue to run rampant as the government struggles to perform basic functions.

News

The U.S. and Egypt: Giving Up on the Liberty Doctrine

July 2006

Amr Hamzawy and Michael McFaul: Has President George W. Bush given up on his liberty doctrine?

Inaugural seminar: Exploring the missing link between liberalization and democratization in the Middle East

March 2010

On February 17, 2010 the Program on Good Governance and Political Reform in the Arab World at CDDRL held its inaugural seminar with Prof.

How to Lose Friends and Alienate Your People

March 2011

In a piece for the blog Jadaliyya, Arab Reform and Democracy Program Manager Lina Khatib at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, makes the argument that Arab leaders have...

Events

Visualizing Political Struggle in the Middle East

January 24, 2013

Abstract: Marking the publication of Lina Khatib's latest book Image Politics in the Middle East: The Role of the Visual in Political Struggle, this seminar focuses on the evolution of political...

After the Arab Spring: The Current State of the Internet & Democracy Debate

December 2, 2011

Abstract The talk will discuss the impact that recent events in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Syria and other MENA countries has had on the debate about the Internet & democracy in general and on the...

Democratic Transition and Development in the Arab World

April 26, 2012

The third ARD annual conference examineي the challenges, key issues, and ways forward for social and economic development in the Arab world during this period of democratic transition.  Day One -...

Projects

Oil Dependent Producer States

Just over a year ago, Professor Thomas Heller, Director of CDDRL's Rule of Law Program, had just launched a new project on oil dependent producer states.
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