MEI In The Media

MEI In The Media

Media appearances, published commentary pieces, and more by our researchers and practitioner

CNA Interviews Michael Hudson on Egyptian Unrest

29 Jan 2013
On 28 January 2013, Channel News Asia interviewed MEI Director Michael C. Hudson on the tumultuous situation in Egypt, in which many are taking to the streets in protest of the present political climate on the second anniversary of...


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Michael Hudson Interviewed by CNA on Jordan’s Elections

24 Jan 2013
Yesterday, MEI Director Michael C. Hudson gave an interview to Channel News Asia on the topic of the Jordanian parliamentary elections. Hudson remarked that King Abdullah II is hoping to reestablish a greater sense of legitimacy through these elections...


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Fanar Haddad on Recent Iraqi Protests

10 Jan 2013
MEI Research Fellow Dr. Fanar Haddad, author of Sectarianism in Iraq: Antagonistic Visions of Unity (2011), penned a piece earlier this week for Foreign Policy on recent protests in western Iraq entitled “Can a ‘Sunni Spring’ Turn into an ‘Iraqi Spring?’” The protests were triggered...


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Peter Sluglett Featured in American Historical Association “Member Spotlight”

26 Sep 2012
MEI Visiting Research Professor Peter Sluglett was recently interviewed by the American Historical Association for its “Member Spotlight” feature. In it, he discusses how he became interested in Middle East history, reports on his latest projects, and gives book recommendations....


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MEI in the Media: Check Out our Clips

30 Aug 2012
A number of researchers at MEI have made appearances on Channel News Asia over the past months to discuss pressing issues in the Middle East. Please click the links below to watch the segments. Egyptian Elections May 23, 2012 With MEI...


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Sara Bazoobandi Gives Interview on Iran’s Economic Woes

29 Aug 2012
MEI Visiting Research Fellow Dr. Sara Bazoobandi recently gave an interview to the Persian website Arseh Sevom (The Third Arena) about the troubled economic situation in Iran due to international sanctions. She addresses the sanctions’ effects on elements such...


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Fahed Al-Sumait Interviewed by Berita Harian

27 Aug 2012
Dr. Fahed Al-Sumait, a professor of communications at the Gulf University for Science and Technology in Kuwait and a research fellow at MEI for the 2011-2012 academic year, gave an interview to the Singaporean Malay language newspaper Berita Harian earlier this month about...


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Lilia Labidi Gives Interview to Berita Harian

02 Aug 2012
MEI Visiting Research Professor Lilia Labidi, former Minister of Women’s Affairs in the first transitional government of Tunisia, gave an interview to the Singaporean Malay language newspaper Berita Harian on 21 July 2012 about her country’s Jasmine Revolution and its repercussions....


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Michael Hudson Discusses New Egyptian President on 938LIVE

29 Jun 2012
Earlier this week, MEI Director Professor Michael Hudson gave an interview to 938LIVE’s Mok Fei Fei about Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s new president. Topics discussed included the switch from a military to a civilian president—albeit with the question of whether...


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Insight 49: The Promise of a Tolerant and Inclusive Society in Malaysia

16 Jan 2012
Download Insight 49 Bahrawi HERE Last week, an insidious two-year rumor was finally quashed in Malaysia with the acquittal of Anwar Ibrahim on a charge of sodomy. It was the opposition leader’s second trial on such charges in 14...


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