My Republica

Shlomo Ben-Ami

To Jerusalem and back

December 26, 2017 00:30 AM

Trump’s Jerusalem declaration is the latest manifestation of the unlikely president’s quest for domestic legitimacy

Failed secession

October 15, 2017 00:30 AM

The malignant effects of identity politics should not be allowed to tear Spanish society apart.

Strong Spain

October 10, 2017 00:30 AM

Spain’s resilience to far-right populism in rest of Europe has deep historical roots.

Trapped in autocracy

September 14, 2017 00:30 AM

When complacent autocrats do not respond to public protests, they face a revolution from below.

Case for Kurdistan

August 9, 2017 00:30 AM

The Kurdish community in Iraq, represented by the Kurdish Regional Government, now has a real shot at statehood.

Middle East burning

July 10, 2017 00:15 AM

Qatar isn’t Saudi Arabia’s problem. Saudis are rather using external enemies to divert attention from domestic problems

The Trump reversal

May 9, 2017 00:15 AM

The Arab monarchies’ religious basis of legitimacy proved sturdier than that of the Arab republics

Living with populism

March 13, 2017 00:15 AM

Democracies can also produce enlightened type of populism, such as that offered by US Senator Bernie Sanders

Populism, past and present

August 11, 2016 00:15 AM

Europe is not alone in being swept up by populism. The US is also in serious danger