War in Syria
Garret is a freelance writer based in Chicago. He writes primarily on Turkey, Syria and American foreign policy in the Middle East.
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Déjà vu in Yemen
In order for rehabilitation of terrorists and extremists of to even have a shot, it should only be viewed as part of a very long road ahead, writes Garret Pustay.
Garret Pustay: The United States should cut off aid to Egypt
"Washington must do more than statements condemning the violence and urging all sides to return to democracy"
My dear Gezi Park – a foreigner's perception
Garret Pustay visited Gezi Park in Istanbul just after it reopened following recent protests. The park he remembered remained, but the mood had changed.
Garret Pustay: Qatar – with greater power comes greater responsibility
Now is the time for the government in Doha to exercise the responsibility to open up and allow Qataris the same liberties and not just champion them for people abroad,...
Garret Pustay: US must take the lead in Syria
How much more evidence do you need, Mr. President, that the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad is a destabilizing force, a threat to peace in the region and ultimately...
10 reasons to visit Erbil
The new Iraq
Always wanted to visit Iraq, but were too afraid to go because of the security issue? Erbil, in the semi-autonomous...
Saudi campaign + Bob Marley = "No woman, no drive"
The #women2drive campaign for women's right to join the busy Saudi roads has taken a rather unusual turn....
Groovy Tunisian cover of Daft Punk's hit "Get Lucky"
The major hit "Get Lucky" has received a new audience in Tunisia. Take a listen!
Five inspiring Arab fashion designers
These designers have one thing in common – they all challenge conventional ideas about fashion...
Saudi opens luxury rehab centre for Al-Qaeda militants
Saudi Arabia is hoping to wean jailed Al-Qaeda militants off religious extremism with counselling,...
Atiaf Zaid Alwazir: The flawed media narrative on Yemen
“Reading mainstream media, one imagines that AQAP has taken over the entire country and that most Yemenis...
Jordan MPs demand government free killer of Israeli girls
Cameron in Israel to talk peace and Iran
UAE summons Iraq envoy to protest Saudi terror accusations
The Dilemmas of Arab Liberalism
"All I ask, is that we talk about it"
What's fueling the Syrian conflict
Famous Syrian filmmaker Mohammad Malas released
"Is this the Oscars?" asked Netanyahu
Iraq commemorates 1920 revolt against Britain in new museum
35 stories of female entrepreneurs changing the Arab World
Start-up Nation 2.0
This is what the first Tunisian-made airplane looks like
The center of the Muslim World is being gentrified. Here’s why we should be upset.
"Mate" tea a long-time Lebanese hit
Egypt's revolutionaries seek new ways to shift from Twitter to ballot box
A visit to the most Arab of Turkish cities
10 reasons to visit Erbil
Indiana Jones left - it's the right time to visit Egypt