The recent flare-up of tensions between Baghdad and Erbil over the exportation of Iraqi oil to Turkey has fueled the international media’s preoccupation with ethno-sectarianism and the vulnerability of the state in post-Saddam Iraq. Subsequent predictions by international media outlets of an imminent breakdown of order in the north of Iraq ignore the complex reality […]
His Highness The Aga Khan reflects on the challenges of developing a cosmopolitan and pluralistic society in the information age. “…to remain empathetically open to the Other in a diversifying world is a continuing struggle of central importance for all of us.” This piece draws from the 88th Annual Stephen Ogden Lecture, delivered by […]
American inconsistent policy has only exacerbated the problems of Egypt’s transition and adversely affected US interests. The US stands a much better chance of serving its interests by articulating and executing policies aligned with its calls for inclusive democracy.