2010 has been a big year for the WQ. In addition to launching a redesigned website (with full archive access for subcribers!), we’ve started this blog, created a Facebook page, launched a Twitter feed, and produced a few podcasts. As we (and, we hope, you) wait with anticipation for our Winter 2011 issue to arrive from the printer, here’s a list of the WQ pieces that were the most popular on the Web this year. Happy New Year!
The Arab world today is ruled by contradiction. Turmoil and stagnation prevail, as colossal wealth and hypermodern cities collide with mass illiteracy and rage-filled imams. In this new diversity may lie disaster, or the makings of a better Arab future.