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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...
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...
The ties that bind Obama to Bush run across the Middle East
The U.S. response to the Arab Spring has exacerbated anti-American sentiments in the region, weakened...
Al-Qaeda kidnappers silence journalist survivors of Syria bombs
No start date for Iran nuclear freeze expected from Vienna talks
Syrian regime puts pressure on final stronghold
Why pan-Arabism has failed
Independence in Egypt…For Whom?
Solar would be Cheaper: US Pentagon has spent $8 Trillion to Guard Gulf Oil
Play the Iranian revolution
Tunisian resistance one verse at a time
US singer wows in Arabs Got Talent reality show
Libya oil terminals blockade "to end Sunday"
Saudi Arabia says it is satisfied with oil prices and supply-demand stability
Poverty in Israel high despite strong economy
Qatar launches gene mapping to combat diseases
Incest rapes in the Middle East – spiral of silence on a rising crime
Photos from the #StreetsOfMENA
The day I discovered the mystery of Algiers
Ephesus – history in wonderland
Qatar Airways joins Oneworld alliance