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Research Fellow, West Asia Program
Lowy Institute
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Areas of ExpertiseMiddle East politics and security, US national security, international terrorism, extremism and countering violent extremism, technology, disinformation

The New Wave of Middle-East Media Repression

In an opinion piece published in Project Syndicate, Lydia Khalil describes how the governments of Egypt and Saudi Arabia have suppressed unfavorable information to hold on to power. But the experiences of Iraq and Lebanon suggest that this approach has limits in political systems that depend on

Paris has redefined terrorism for the West

'Organised from abroad with complicity from within'. This is how French President Francois Hollande described the atrocious terrorist attacks that befell the city of lights this past weekend. The dead and the wounded are still being counted and a manhunt is underway for an eighth accomplice. There