Not surprisingly, low-ranking countries include Saudi Arabia, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Qatar.
March 12, 2018 11:09AM
October 27, 2015 2:15PM
Tunisia’s National Dialogue Quartet, a coalition of four civil society groups, richly deserves the Nobel Peace Prize for shepherding Tunisia through turbulent times.
August 4, 2015 3:12PM
Today, democracies share hardly any values with a revanchist Russia and the emergent hegemon in China, and no values with radical Islamists.
August 20, 2014 6:00AM
The violent storms triggered by the Arab Spring continue to batter the Middle East. As regimes fall, wars rage and nations fracture, is there any reason for hope? A new Fraser Institute study—Institutions and Economic, Political and Civil Liberty in the Arab World—says yes and no.
August 15, 2014 3:03PM
With violence flaring in the Middle East, the Arab Spring seems like a distant wilted dream. Yet, some green shoots have sprouted.