Rannie Amiri

Rannie Amiri is an independent commentator on Middle East affairs.

Instigators of a Persian Gulf Crisis

Silence of the Lambs: The Case of Marzieh Hashemi

There is No “Proxy War” in Yemen

The Saudi Project Has Failed

Al-Awamiya: City of Resistance

Dismantling Civil Society in Bahrain

Everything Stinks: Beirut Protests and Garbage Politics

Saudi Arabia’s Attack on Yemen

Attack of the Five Monarchies

ISIS and the Gulf Cooperation Council

Isle of Imprisoned Children and Razed Mosques

The Bahrain – Ukraine Duality

Who Benefits from the Shatah Assassination?

Lebanon, Car Bombs and a New Era of Violence

Sectarianism and the New Egypt

Bahrain: Last Throes of a Desperate Regime

Bahrain: Formula None

Bahrain by the Numbers

Why Zogby is Wrong About Bahrain

Bahrain’s New Symbol of Resistance

Saudi Arabia Invades Bahrain

Bahrain and the "Freedom Contagion"

Blood on the Streets of Bahrain

The End of Humiliation


A Welcome End to the Hariri Era

Two Ousted Leaders

The Well-Deserved Collapse of Lebanon’s Government

Right for the Wrong Reasons

The People of the Year in the Middle East

Mottaki: First Casualty of Wikileaks?

The Story of Elias Murr, Saboteur

All Eyes on Lebanon

Cantor Crosses the Line

The Quest for Power in Iraq

STL = Sandbag the Lebanese

"Man Up," Juan Williams

Palestine’s Olive Harvest Horror

A Small Shove Back

An Evaporating Palestine

Hariri’s House of Cards

A Blurred Line in Bahrain

The Saudi Arms Deal

The Mideast’s Quiet Peacemaker

Monarchy v. Democracy

Why is Israel Terrified of a Ship Full of Women?

Lebanon Braces for a Turbulent Fall

Questions for an Ahmadinejad / Obama Debate

The Existential Threat Facing Lebanon Today

The Hariri Assassination