Events of the last decade suggest a growing momentum for federalist governance around the world.
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Libya's severe monetary and banking crisis, if it continues, will make peace even more elusive.
Turkey’s response to the Qatar crisis demonstrates the limits of pragmatism and realpolitik.
Brookings' Sarah Yerkes argues that the protests that have erupted across Morocco over the last few days are unlikely to lead to an Arab Spring in the country.
Georgetown's Rachel Bessette argues that, although last week's parliamentary elections in Jordan were heralded as a step toward democratic reform, they did little other than accentuate the pre-existing political and social divisions in the country, while further disaffecting many Jordanians.
Tunisia's new prime minister, Youssef Chahed, faces a long list of challenges - the most of daunting of which may be earning the trust of the Tunisian people.