Zachary Lockman

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Which Country Will Define Arab Spring?

While some call Egypt and Tunisia shining models for the Arab Spring's revolutions – isn't it more accurate to see it as an exception to the rule of civil war? To answer the question we speak with Zachary Lockman, professor at New York University.

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An Update from the West Bank

The BBC's Jon Donnison provides a view of happenings on the ground in the strip of Palestinian territory. Zachary Lockman, Professor of Middle Eastern/ Islamic Studies and History at New York University, helps explain the recent democracy movements.

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Demonstrations Boil in Bahrain

For the latest on news from that country, we turn to Michael Slackman, foreign correspondent for The New York Times. Zachary Lockman, Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and History at New York University helps contextualize the situation.

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Civil Unrest Reaches Libya

Taking cues from Egypt and Tunisia, Libyans hope to use social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook to mobilize the popular support necessary to topple Qaddafi's nearly forty-year regime. Do Libyan protesters have a chance to make a change?

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Must Peaceful Protest Be Abandoned?

President Mubarak's refusal to step down on Thursday turned the mood in Tahrir Square from hopeful anticipation to fury in a matter of minutes. Many see Mubarak's response as a direct rebuff to peaceful protest. Is violence the next (and last) resort?

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Update: Uprising in Egypt

Nancy Yousef, Egyptian-American Professor of English Literature at the City University of New York, Baruch and Zachary Lockman, Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and History at New York University reflect on the latest from Egypt.

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Analysis of Events in Egypt

Zachary Lockman, professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and History at New York University analyzes what he sees happening in Egypt, where throngs have descended on Tahrir Square following President Mubarak's refusal to step down.

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Demonstrations Boil in Bahrain

For the latest on news from that country, we turn to Michael Slackman, foreign correspondent for The New York Times. Zachary Lockman, Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and History at New York University helps contextualize the situation.

Conflict & Justice

Civil Unrest Reaches Libya

Taking cues from Egypt and Tunisia, Libyans hope to use social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook to mobilize the popular support necessary to topple Qaddafi's nearly forty-year regime. Do Libyan protesters have a chance to make a change?

Conflict & Justice

An Update from the West Bank

The BBC's Jon Donnison provides a view of happenings on the ground in the strip of Palestinian territory. Zachary Lockman, Professor of Middle Eastern/ Islamic Studies and History at New York University, helps explain the recent democracy movements.