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Alternatives’ Papers

Alternatives’ Papers (2)

This issue


  • Iranian nuclear program agreement and the future of the region

Arab Forum for Alternatives                         

Topic of the issue   

  • Social movements… A step forward or an inevitable backlash?

Passant Ahmed                                         

  • Youth Movements and democratic transformation in Egypt.

Rania Zada                                                 

  • Problematics of Arab civil society and social movements and their capacity to influence the issue of Social Justice: Tunisian civil society after the revolution.

Dr. Layla Al-Riahi                               


Protecting civil rights and liberties in the light of international strategies and agreements.

(UN Global counter –terrorism strategy). 

Shorouk Al Hariri                                      31

Book of the issue

  • Another politics: talking across today’s transformative movements.

Shimaa ElSharkawy                              


  • Euro-Mediterranean relations: What went wrong?

Towards a long-term relation and the role of think tanks in this process

      Mohamed Elagati


This issue


· Yemeni crisis…an unfinished revolution

1 (A follow-up paper)

Topic of the issue

· Rise of the left…will it save Greece?: Reading parliamentarian elections results.

)A follow-up paper)

· What is happening inside the Turkish AK (Justice and Development) party?

Ali Hassan

· Reading the Sudanese elections.

(A follow-up paper)

· Knesset Elections: a look at the united Arab list.

38 (A follow-up paper)


· Development of citizenship between liberal political philosophy and Egyptian reality.

44 Mina Samir


Book of the issue

· The trickster and crisis of revolutionary metaphor… analysis of the Egyptian reality.

52 Omar Samir


· Social Justice and civil society: between strategies of defense and development.

Mohamed Elagati