Saudi Arabia: protests in the center of counter revolution

The kingdom of Saudi Arabia has witnessed important protests in several areas of the countries in the past few weeks. Popular demonstrations and actions, that started a year ago, have nevertheless not be covered importantly by regional and International Medias, while the repression has not been condemned by Western governments. Thousands of students at an … Continue reading

Capitalism and Class in the Gulf Arab States

The revolutionary processes in the Middle East cannot be fully understood without an analysis of the role of the Gulf states in the global economy, and as integrated into the regional construction of US power. Adam Hanieh, Capitalism and Class in the Gulf Arab States (Palgrave Macmillan 2011), 266pp. In an Arab world in turmoil and revolution, … Continue reading