Stories written by Emile Nakhleh

OP-ED: Radical Salafis Overrunning the Syrian Revolution

The recent visit by Abd al-Halim Murad, head of the Bahraini Salafi al-Asalah movement, to Syria to meet with Syrian rebels is an attempt by him and other Gulf Salafis to hijack the Syrian revolution.

OP-ED: Bahrain Repression Belies Government Stand on Dialogue

Bahrain remains a repressive state, and civil rights are violated daily.

OP-ED: Arab Autocrats Aiding Resurgence of Terrorism

The rising spectre of terrorism in Syria shows that by clinging to power and refusing to implement meaningful reforms, Arab autocrats in Syria, Bahrain, and elsewhere are indirectly contributing to the resurgence of terrorism in their societies.

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