MEI In The Media

MEI In The Media

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

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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Singapore’s Investment Opportunities in the Gulf

14 Nov 2011
Gustav Boëthius, an MEI Researcher, published an article in Singapore’s Straits Times today entitled “Springtime for Singapore Investment in Gulf Countries.” Because the GCC countries are diversifying their economies (due to the fact that hydrocarbon exports are not sustainable) as well...


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Nazry Bahrawi Gives Radio Interview on Building Projects at Mecca

04 Nov 2011
Nazry Bahrawi, Research Associate at MEI, gave a radio interview this morning about building projects at Mecca to 94.2 FM, a Singaporean Malay station. Below is the unedited transcript of the interview, translated from Malay by Mr. Nazry. 1....


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LIBYA IN TRANSITION

02 Sep 2011
By Michael C Hudson FOR THE STRAITS TIMES


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