Small Wars Journal

Arab Spring

Contested Terrain: The New Geography of Drug Trafficking in North Africa and the Sahel Since the Arab Spring SWJED Wed, 01/24/2018 - 4:15am

The nature of narcotics trafficking in North Africa and the Sahel has changed in recent years in significant ways.

A Review: Egypt's Tahrir Square Revolution Peter J. Munson Fri, 05/24/2013 - 3:30am

Twelve academics at the American University of Cairo admit that the events of 2011, now called the Arab Spring, caught them unprepared

Iraqi Provincial Elections: Iraq’s Political Pulse Peter J. Munson Thu, 05/02/2013 - 3:30am

A Q&A with Kirk Sowell of Inside Iraqi Politics.

The Ansar of Yemen: The Huthis and al-Qaeda Peter J. Munson Wed, 05/01/2013 - 3:30am

The pressures on Yemen are centrifugal rather than centripetal, by which the power of the center is weakened to the benefit of poles of regional power. These centrifugal forces could make it difficult to recreate a central state that can reach across the country

Rumors of Central Command’s Decline are Wishful Thinking Peter J. Munson Fri, 03/29/2013 - 3:30am

What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas, but what happens in the Middle East and South Asia spreads to the world.