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Shami Chakrabarti: The Need for Loyal Dissent

In a free society, dissent is a civic duty. The presumed fallibility of those in power leads to a system governed not by men, but by laws – a system of rights and due process. Fear can undermine this system.

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The Queen of Jordan: More Than an Ornament

Born in 1970 in Kuwait to Palestinian parents, Rania, wife of King Abdullah II has been his Queen since 1999. Her concerns at home include environmental matters, health, education, youth and human rights.  She looks to ‘Righting the wrongs of

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Arab Countries In Transition: Where are they Heading?

By Masood Ahmed Director of the IMF’s Middle East and Central Asia Department “You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.­” — Egyptian Nobel Prize–winning author

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CFI.co Meets Dr. Naseer Shahir Homoud

Born in 1963 at Irbid, Jordan, Naseer Shahir Homoud is a multi-dimensional personality – primarily a real estate developer but also well known as an author and philanthropist. A dentist by training, Dr. Homoud has made significant contributions in many

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