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Review – The Arab World and Latin America

Review – The Arab World and Latin America

Although there is a certain level of dissonance and inconsistency between chapters, both policymakers and academics are likely to find valuable insights in this volume.

Interview – Louise Fawcett

Interview – Louise Fawcett

Louise Fawcett discusses the resurgence of regionalism, the long-term effects of the Iraq War, and elaborates on why Iran should be considered an aspiring regional power.

The Post-Davutoglu Era in Turkish Foreign Policy

The Post-Davutoglu Era in Turkish Foreign Policy

Replacing Ahmet Davutoğlu will not end his strategic legacy and in the short run there will not be any radical shift over Turkey’s present foreign policy orientation.

Politics of the Turkish Conflict: The Kurdish Issue

Politics of the Turkish Conflict: The Kurdish Issue

There is still a weak civil movement and a growing number of people who wish to re-open the resolution process in search of peace and socio-political reconciliation.

The Kurdish Question of Turkey’s Foreign Policy

The Kurdish Question of Turkey’s Foreign Policy

Turkey’s foreign policy following the Arab uprisings is considered volatile and difficult questions remain for the actors involved in Syria and the wider Middle East.

The Iran-Iraq War: The Use of Religion as a Tool

The Iran-Iraq War: The Use of Religion as a Tool

Throughout history religion has effectively served as an instrument or even a weapon of war. This strategy was also used during the Iran-Iraq war

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Out in the Open: Saudi Arabia, Iran and the Execution of Sheik Nimr al-Nimr

The confrontation of Saudi Arabia and Iran remains a political battle of influence with a veneer of religious justifications and very secular interests at the heart.

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The Oil of Iran: Past and Present in Perspective

With vast oil and gas reserves to draw upon, Iran could transform itself into an energy superpower – yet there also remains a great deal of doubt.

European Response to Security Threats: Limitations and An Alternative

European Response to Security Threats: Limitations and An Alternative

Hard-line security actions could be necessary to reassure the public and to prevent further strikes. However, they have proven their limits in the very recent past.

Now Recruiting – Middle East Editor

Now Recruiting – Middle East Editor

We seek those with an expertise on the Middle East to help expand our regional coverage and develop a cutting edge Edited Collection on the impact of Islamic State.

The Future of Islamic State Systems in Light of Rising Sectarian Tensions

The Future of Islamic State Systems in Light of Rising Sectarian Tensions

Violence in the Islamic World is not principally attributable to religion, though its increasing salience fosters conditions for sectarian conflict.

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