Arab Spring

By  Amir Fouad Despite the negative connotation of the name Mubarak derived on account of the recently-ousted and very much despised former president of Egypt, the word “mubarak” in Arabic (lit: “blessed”) is otherwise ubiquitously used in Egypt and throughout …

By Amir Fouad It wasn’t so long ago that the Arab Spring was the topic du jour on everyone’s mind. Back in February, the popular demonstrations throughout the Middle East and North Africa that sent a barrage of moving images …