Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi on the Middle East

February 14, 2014
Hamid Dabashi: All foreign nations involved in Syria are attempting to quell the revolutionary uprisings for economic and strategic interests, but the Syrian people will ultimately decide their own future

Iran’s New President a Regime Insider – Wide Mandate for More Civil Liberties

June 17, 2013

Hamid Dabashi: President-elect Hassan Rohani will not change Iran’s Neo-liberal capitalism but may be inspired by popular support for more political rights and nuclear transparency

Micromanaging the Syrian Revolution

November 29, 2012
Hamid Dabashi: The brutality of the Assad regime created conditions for the US, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Turkey to arm proxies forces and attempt to control the outcome of the struggle

Egypt

November 24, 2012
Hamid Dabashi: On the heels of Israel’s attack on Gaza, with support of Obama, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, Morsi gives himself powers that rival Mubarak

Why Demand Nuclear Transparency from Iran and Not Israel?

February 7, 2012

Hamid Dabashi: People should demand a nuclear weapons free region that starts with Israel and Pakistan

Syria: Sectarian War or Class War

July 10, 2011
Hamid Dabashi: Repression continues but signs that struggle might expand a democratic space