Author Archives: Laith Al-Shawaf

Toward a New Middle East

The Middle East is facing an information problem. There are approximately 420 million Arabic speakers in the world, and yet some estimates suggest that only 0.7% to 0.9% of the internet exists in Arabic. According to the United Nations’ Arab Human Development Report (2003), the number of books translated into Arabic in the last 1,200

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