Today's Zaman, a daily Turkish newspaper and news website, interviewed Politics Professor Hisham Ahmed about the strategy of Hamas, the Palestinian political group ruling Gaza, to shore up frosty relations with Iran (a former ally that Hamas broke with over support for the Syrian regime), now that its other key resource supplier—Egypt—is in turmoil.
The Palestine Chronicle, an online news magazine and journal about Palestine, Israel, the Arab world, Middle East and international affairs, published a lengthy opinion piece about Syria by Saint Mary's politics professor Hisham Ahmed. "Syria's Uprising and the International Community," a 1,693-word op-ed by Ahmed chronicles the rise of Syria's leader Bashar Al-Assad and argues for an Arab solution, rather than Western intervention, to bring an end to Assad’s reign of terror on his own people.
NBC Bay Area News recently interviewed Politics Professor Hisham Ahmed about the future of Egypt as the Middle East nation held its first election since the revolution that toppled former President Hosni Mubarak.
Iran appears to have mastered the necessary steps to a build a nuclear weapon, according to intelligence briefings made to United Nations nuclear officials. Politics professor Hisham Ahmed was interviewed by the American edition of the Voice of Russia (VOR) about Iran’s nuclear weapons program and the possibility of an attack on Iran by Israel. The Washington DC based American-VOR has recently turned to several Saint Mary's professors for insight on international news issues.
Submitted by Chloe Doan on Thu, 2011-06-30 17:00