Monthly Issues - Mashreq Politics & Culture Journal - TABLE OF CONTENTS THE ENIGMA OF ARAB-ISRAELI PEACE 158 By Syed Qamar Afzal Rizvi MEN’S HAIR IN THE BATTLE OVER LEGITIMACY OF POLITICAL ISLAM 167 By James M. Dorsey ORLANDO SHOOTING: IS IT ISLAM OR WESTERN HOMOPHOBIA? 170 By Iris Bendtsen FRANCE’S MIDDLE EAST PEACE INITIATIVE AND THE HAMAS CONUNDRUM 174 By Neville Teller ISLAM AND THE ENLIGHTENMENT 177 By Neil Davidson THE QUANDARY OF TURKEY’S EU BID 185 By Hakim Khatib & Syed Qamar Afzal Rizvi

THE ENIGMA OF ARAB-ISRAELI PEACE

By Syed Qamar Afzal RizviMEN’S HAIR IN THE BATTLE OVER LEGITIMACY OF POLITICAL ISLAM

By James M. DorseyORLANDO SHOOTING: IS IT ISLAM OR WESTERN HOMOPHOBIA?

By Iris BendtsenFRANCE’S MIDDLE EAST PEACE INITIATIVE AND THE HAMAS CONUNDRUM

By Neville TellerISLAM AND THE ENLIGHTENMENT

By Neil DavidsonTHE QUANDARY OF TURKEY’S EU BID

By Hakim Khatib & Syed Qamar Afzal Rizvi



 

Monthly Issues - Mashreq Politics & Culture Journal - THE GROWING BREACH IN MUSLIM UNITY: CAUSES & EFFECTS 124 By Hakim Khatib & Syed Qamar Afzal Rizvi IRAQ: MUQTADA AL-SADR FLEXES HIS POLITICAL MUSCLES 132 By Rick Francona TERRORISM: THEN AND NOW 134 By Conn M. Hallinan EUROPE’S REFUGEE CRISIS: GRAPPLE WITH COMPLEXITY WE MUST 137 By Richard Black OMAN IN DIVIDED REGION 140 By Fadi Elhusseini THE JIHADIST CIVIL WAR 143 By Neville Teller WHAT HAPPENS WHEN ARAB AUTOCRATS LEFT TO FEND FOR THEMSELVES? 146 By James M. Dorsey TRUMP’S DOCTRINE POSES THREAT TO HUMAN SPECIES 149 By Hakim Khatib & Syed Qamar Afzal Rizvi GLOBALISATION BETWEEN HOPE AND THREAT TO DEMOCRACY 153 By Burhan Ghalioun SOCIAL MEDIA IN SAUDI ARABIA IS TURNING PEOPLE GAY 156 By Hakim khatib
Mashreq Politics and Culture Journal – May 2016 – Volume 01, Issue 05

THE GROWING BREACH IN MUSLIM UNITY: CAUSES & EFFECTS 

By Hakim Khatib & Syed Qamar Afzal Rizvi

IRAQ: MUQTADA AL-SADR FLEXES HIS POLITICAL MUSCLES

By Rick Francona

TERRORISM: THEN AND NOW

By Conn M. Hallinan

EUROPE’S REFUGEE CRISIS: GRAPPLE WITH COMPLEXITY WE MUST

By Richard Black

OMAN IN DIVIDED REGION

By Fadi Elhusseini

THE JIHADIST CIVIL WAR 

By Neville Teller

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN ARAB AUTOCRATS LEFT TO FEND FOR THEMSELVES? 

By James M. Dorsey

TRUMP’S DOCTRINE POSES THREAT TO HUMAN SPECIES 

By Hakim Khatib & Syed Qamar Afzal Rizvi

GLOBALISATION BETWEEN HOPE AND THREAT TO DEMOCRACY 

By Burhan Ghalioun

SOCIAL MEDIA IN SAUDI ARABIA IS TURNING PEOPLE GAY 

By Hakim khatib



 

Monthly Issues - Mashreq Politics & Culture Journal - April 2016 - Volume 01 - Issue 04 - Mashreq Politics and Culture Journal
Mashreq Politics and Culture Journal – April 2016 – Volume 01, Issue 04

SEVEN DIFFERENT OPINIONS IN GERMANY ABOUT REFUGEES 

By Yvette Hovsepian Bearce

CANADIANS KEEP ASKING QUESTIONS ABOUT SAUDI ARMS DEAL

By Erika Simpson

EVOLUTION OF TURMOIL IN THE MIDDLE EAST: WESTERN ROLE

By Hakim Khatib & Syed Rizvi

EGYPT’S REGIME BOOSTS CALLS FOR SECURITY SECTOR REFORM

By James M. Dorsey

POSITIVE ACTION IN YEMEN YIELDS POSITIVE RESULTS

By Neville Teller

ATHEIST PERSPECTIVE ON TERROR AND ANTI-MUSLIM RHETORIC

By Ilham Bint Sirin

OUR LONG STORY IN SYRIA

By Hasan Moussa/HOS

WHERE IS LGBT COMMUNITY IN THE ARAB-MUSLIM MAJORITY WORLD? 

By M. Kh. & A. D.



 

Monthly Issues - Mashreq Politics & Culture Journal - TABLE OF CONTENTS CESSATION OF HOSTILITIES IN SYRIA – WAS JOHN KERRY OUTPLAYED? 56 By Rick Francona ART BEYOND ASYLUM: SYRIAN ARTISTS IN GERMANY 58 By Hakim Khatib THE TRUTH INTERNATIONAL LAW PROCLAIMS ABOUT THE PALESTINIAN TERRITORIE 61 By Syed Qamar Afzal Rizvi THE COMMONWEALTH AND ARAB-ISRAEL RECONCILIATION 68 By Neville Teller IRANIAN ROLE TRUMPS TURKISH MODEL IN THE MIDDLE EAST? 71 By Fadi Elhusseini CULTURAL BRIDGING IN AMMAN – GRASSROOTS PROJECTS WITH SCARCE RESOURC 74 By Hakim Khatib SAUDI EXPORT OF WAHHABISM 76 By James M. Dorsey RUSSIA AND THE US BATTLE IT OUT IN SYRIA 80 By Neville Teller KHAMENEI’S STRATEGIC STEPS TO NAME IRAN’S NEXT SUPREME LEADER 82 By Yvette Hovsepian Bearce TERRORIST ATTACKS IN BRUSSELS – A CLASH OF WHAT? 86 By Hakim Khatib SUFI ISLAM TO PREVENT VIOLENT EXTREMISM? 89 By Syed Qamar Afzal Rizvi PUTIN’S TASK IN SYRIA 93 By Fadi Elhusseini
Mashreq Politics and Culture Journal  – March 2016 – Volume 01 – Issue 03 

CESSATION OF HOSTILITIES IN SYRIA – WAS JOHN KERRY OUTPLAYED?

By Rick Francona

ART BEYOND ASYLUM: SYRIAN ARTISTS IN GERMANY

By Hakim Khatib

THE TRUTH INTERNATIONAL LAW PROCLAIMS ABOUT THE PALESTINIAN TERRITORY

By Syed Qamar Afzal Rizvi

THE COMMONWEALTH AND ARAB-ISRAEL RECONCILIATION

By Neville Teller

IRANIAN ROLE TRUMPS TURKISH MODEL IN THE MIDDLE EAST?

By Fadi Elhusseini

CULTURAL BRIDGING IN AMMAN – GRASSROOTS PROJECTS WITH SCARCE RESOURCES

By Hakim Khatib

SAUDI EXPORT OF WAHHABISM

By James M. Dorsey

RUSSIA AND THE US BATTLE IT OUT IN SYRIA

By Neville Teller

KHAMENEI’S STRATEGIC STEPS TO NAME IRAN’S NEXT SUPREME LEADER

By Yvette Hovsepian Bearce

TERRORIST ATTACKS IN BRUSSELS – A CLASH OF WHAT?

By Hakim Khatib

SUFI ISLAM TO PREVENT VIOLENT EXTREMISM?

By Syed Qamar Afzal Rizvi

PUTIN’S TASK IN SYRIA

By Fadi Elhusseini



 

Monthly Issues - Mashreq Politics & Culture Journal - Mashreq Politics and Culture Journal – February 2016 – Volume 01, Issue 02
Mashreq Politics and Culture Journal – February 2016 – Volume 01, Issue 02

VALUES DISINTEGRATE CIVIL SOCIETY COALITION IN SYRIA

By The Journal’s Team

RIVALRY BETWEEN SAUDI ARABIA AND IRAN IS NOT MUCH ABOUT THE VICTIM

By Hakim Khatib

THE CONCEPT OF IRAN AND IRANIAN CULTURAL SPHERE

By Homayun Alam

LOCATING TURKEY WITHIN OUTER SPACE POLITICS

By Can Özcan & Xavier Quintana

GEOPOLITICAL METAMORPHOSIS & THE MIDDLE EAST

By Syed Qamar Afzal Rizvi

UNTOLD STORY OF KURDISH REPRESSION

By Iris Bendtsen

ARAB-ISRAEL PEACE

By Neville Teller

SAUDI ARABIA’S FUTURE: WILL AL-SAUD’S PARTNERSHIP WITH WAHHABISM HOLD?

By James M. Dorsey

ISLAMIC STATE: MUSLIMS’ CHANCE FOR REFORMATION?

By Hakim Khatib



 

Monthly Issues - Mashreq Politics & Culture Journal - About us - About us - January 2016 - Vol 01 - Issue 01 - Mashreq Politics and Culture Journal - Hakim Khatib
Mashreq Politics and Culture Journal – January 2016 – Volume 01, Issue 01

THE TABOO OF ATHEISM IN EGYPT

By Hakim Khatib

NEW ORDER HAS JUST BEGUN IN THE MIDDLE EAST

By Fadi Elhusseini

TURKEY–ISRAEL NORMALIZATION – WHY EVER NOT?

By Neville Teller

MUSLIMS AND HUMAN LIBERTY

By Irshad Manhi

ISIS ATTACK IN ISTANBUL – TWO TARGETS IN ONE

By Rick Francona

PRESSURE ON SHEIKH SALMAN TO RESPOND TO HUMAN RIGHTS ALLEGATIONS

By James M. Dorsey

SAUDI POLITICAL INTOLERANCE

By Hakim Khatib

CULTURAL BRIDGE HAS NOT BEEN DESTROYED IN AFGHANISTAN

By Homayun Alam

ANCIENT SYRIA: ARE SYRIANS REALLY ARABS?

By Mohanad Albaaly