27 Dec, 2018

The Greater Middle East: China’s Reality Check

James M. Dorsey | 27 December 2018 | TR | AR

If any one part of the world has forced China to throw its long-standing foreign and defense policy principles out the window and increasingly adopt attitudes associated with a global power, it is the greater Middle East, a region that stretches from the Atlantic coast of Africa to north-western China.
The Greater Middle East: China’s Reality Check2020-11-06T12:42:58+03:00
7 Sep, 2018

Iran and the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood: Heading Towards Development or Simply Repair?

Tamer Badawi Osama Al-Sayyad | 07 September 2018 | TR | AR

The expansion of Iranian influence following the eruption of the Arab Spring revolutions transformed the image of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) in Arab communities, especially in Sunni ones
Iran and the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood: Heading Towards Development or Simply Repair?2020-09-03T16:39:09+03:00
17 Aug, 2018

Political Trends after Arab uprisings: The Transformation of Political Islam in a Changing Regional (Dis-)Order

Al Sharq Strategic Research | 17 August 2018 | AR | TR

Political Islam – both as an ideology and a social movement – has witnessed massive changes since the onset of the Arab uprisings. The Arab uprisings have permanently altered the major political dynamics in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and left a lasting impact on state structures, non-governmental organizations, and political and social movements, including political Islam movements (PIMs).
Political Trends after Arab uprisings: The Transformation of Political Islam in a Changing Regional (Dis-)Order2020-08-11T13:51:36+03:00
14 Aug, 2018

The Water-Energy-Climate Nexus – linkages and trade-offs in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region

Thomas Fink | 14 August 2018 | TR | AR

The Middle East and North Africa Region (MENA) is facing various challenges. Besides the urgent need for the socio-economic development
The Water-Energy-Climate Nexus – linkages and trade-offs in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region2020-08-10T16:33:08+03:00
6 Aug, 2018

Should I stay or could I go? Washington’s never-ending alliance dilemma in the MENA

Magdalena Kirchner | 06 August 2018 | AR | TR

Much has been written in the past years about the U.S.’s disengagement from the Middle East and North Africa – be it as a consequence of shifting priorities or as one of many steps on a path towards global decline
Should I stay or could I go? Washington’s never-ending alliance dilemma in the MENA2020-08-10T18:23:59+03:00
1 Aug, 2018

The (Military) Rise of Armed Non-State Actors: Explanations and Implications

Omar Ashour | 01 August 2018 | TR | AR

This policy brief seeks to understand the sources of strength of armed non-state actors and to explain why stronger state actors have sustained difficulties in defeating them on the tactical
The (Military) Rise of Armed Non-State Actors: Explanations and Implications2020-08-15T11:51:23+03:00
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