Muqtada’s Retirement from Iraqi Politics Shows the Power of the Maraji
Regime Legitimation in Syria: How the West Is Falling for Bashar al-Assad’s Propaganda.
Bahrain: Tribalism, Sectarianism, and the Challenges of the 21st Century
Muqtada’s Retirement from Iraqi Politics Shows the Power of the Maraji
Lebanon’s New Lawmakers and the Potential of Parliamentary Friendship Groups
Regime Legitimation in Syria: How the West Is Falling for Bashar al-Assad’s Propaganda.
Bahrain: Tribalism, Sectarianism, and the Challenges of the 21st Century
Saudi Arabia is the Gulf's Status Quo Power
The UAE and Qatar’s Thawing Relationship
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The UAE and Qatar’s Thawing Relationship

In recent years, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been on a diplomatic spree, re-normalising relations with a host of countries in the region, including

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Muqtada’s Retirement from Iraqi Politics Shows the Power of the Maraji

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Lebanon’s New Lawmakers and the Potential of Parliamentary Friendship Groups

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Regime Legitimation in Syria: How the West Is Falling for Bashar al-Assad’s Propaganda.

Bahrain Political Analysis

Bahrain: Tribalism, Sectarianism, and the Challenges of the 21st Century

Saudi Arabia Political Analysis

Saudi Arabia is the Gulf’s Status Quo Power

Qatar Strategy

The UAE and Qatar’s Thawing Relationship

Iraq Political Analysis

Iraq’s Diplomatic Mediations: Strong on Symbolism but Short on Substance

Turkey Israel Political Analysis

Charting a New Direction: Turkey and Israel Normalise Ties

Assad Political Analysis

Is the Anti-Assad Camp Stuck in a Prisoner’s Dilemma?

Iran Political Analysis

Why Peace Isn’t Coming to Iran-GCC Relations

Turkey Strategy

‘Make Friends Not Foes’: Turkey Goes Back to Basics in the Middle East

Israel Political Analysis

How Israel Has Embraced the ‘New Middle East’

Saudi-Iranian Political Analysis

Can Europe Sustain the Iranian-Saudi Rapprochement?

Israel Political Analysis

Beyond a Tacit Security Regime: Constraints on Saudi-Israeli Relations

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Rapprochement and Realignment in the Middle East

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2 July 2022

“Economics and Rebuilding in the Middle East and North Africa” showcases articles about the various ways of conceiving the region’s economies as well as reconstruction.