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Ellen Lust

Ellen Lust is an associate professor in the department of political science at Yale University and an associate editor of the new journal, Middle East Law and Governance. She has published a number of books and articles, including “Structuring Conflict in the Arab World” (Cambridge University Press, 2005) and most recently “The Middle East,” an edited textbook (CQ Press, 2010). She has studied, conducted research, and led student and alumni groups in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Israel, Palestine and Syria.


Bin Laden’s dead, but challenges remain

Popular uprisings, not terrorists, should spur the U.S. to rethink its foreign policy, argues Yale University’s Ellen Lust.