Abdel-Moneim Said's Articles

Abdel-Moneim Said completes his prognosis of the situation in Palestine

Abdel-Moneim Said takes stock of the Arab-Israeli conflict on the ground.

Cloning old formulas for a solution, whether military or peaceful, will not work. It will not bring peace and stability to the Middle East, which every country in the region needs.

The Saudi moment entails a new vision involving a different approach to national interests, weighing available opportunities against changing conditions.

In the mid-1970s, the famous Egyptian journalist Mohamed Hassanein Heikal used the term the “Saudi era” to refer to the status Riyadh had acquired in the Middle East.

Abdel-Moneim Said takes the long view

A “Sadat moment” is that moment that marks a breakthrough in an intractable crisis. It happens thanks to a political initiative that triggers a shift in the negotiating climate, rendering it more conducive to the search for a solution.

Whenever war, political upheaval or a natural disaster breaks out, people inevitably ask, “when will this dreadful situation end?” As natural as the question is, it is not enough.

In this column and elsewhere, I have spoken frequently about reform in the Arab region and how it was a response to the violence, anarchy and terrorist fundamentalism ushered in by the so-called Arab Spring.

The so called Arab Spring that hit in 2011 had the effect of a collision that juggles particles around, reorders them according to their intrinsic qualities and degrees of cohesion, and ushers them across a threshold into a new era.

Abdel-Moneim Said turns to the Baltics.

Abdel-Moneim Said takes stock of the recent events in Palestine

Abdel-Moneim Said marks the 10th anniversary of the revolution.

Abdel-Moneim Said offers a prognosis of the situation in Ukraine

Abdel-Moneim Said makes an effort to understand the world

Abdel-Moneim Said discusses the quicksand of unfolding history.

Abdel-Moneim Said celebrates the new political zeitgeist.

Abdel-Moneim Said takes stock of the inter-Arab scene

Abdel-Moneim Said weighs in on the regional conundrums

What might come next ?

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