Tabsir is a blog offering insight on Islam and the Middle East, maintained by a group of scholars all of whom have academic research experience in the Middle East or in Muslim societies. 'Tabsir' is an Arabic word, meaning 'knowledge' or 'clarification', and the site aims to encourage informed debate and rational assessment of current political issues, while countering stereotypes and misinformation. Posts cover subjects such as terrorism and Islamophobia, gender issues, and news stories relating to Middle Eastern nations. Past posts can be viewed by category or date, and the archive can also be searched. A thought-provoking resource for those with an interest in this field.