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Trump is Right About Iran, Yet Wrong

Trump is Right About Iran, Yet Wrong

President Trump has inherited a limited range and scope of choices in confronting Iran. Right or wrong, he has no option in dealing with Iran but to deal with Iran.

Interview – Pınar Bilgin

Interview – Pınar Bilgin

Pınar Bilgin explores her research on international political sociology, postcolonial thought and critical security studies, particulalry in relation to the Global South.

Interview – Sara Salem

Interview – Sara Salem

Sara Salem explores postcolonial, Marxist and feminist theory, the Egyptian feminist movement, transnational solidarity and the radical roots of intersectionality.

Demography, Migration and Security in the Middle East

Demography, Migration and Security in the Middle East

Addressing the impact of current population patterns on Middle Eastern communities and migration in the region is imperative for achieving security and stability.

Violent Non-State Actors in the Middle East: Origins and Goals

Violent Non-State Actors in the Middle East: Origins and Goals

Violent Non-State Actors are formidable challengers of the legitimacy and security of the existing state system in the Middle East and to those who govern those states.

Geography, Resources and the Geopolitics of Middle East Conflicts

Geography, Resources and the Geopolitics of Middle East Conflicts

Many have claimed the failure of states as a result of the uprisings and how they have led to destruction, yet overlook the role of states in creating these militias.

Science, Technology and Security in the Middle East

Science, Technology and Security in the Middle East

The technological dependence of Arab countries has enhanced their vulnerability to outside interference and reduced their internal, national integration.

Elite Choices, Path Dependency and the Arab Spring

Elite Choices, Path Dependency and the Arab Spring

Structural and demographic factors have been favoured as explanations for the Arab Spring, but more careful analysis and research points to the impact of national elites.

A crowd of demonstrators participating in a protest against the ongoing use of weapons by rebel militias inside Tripoli and accompanying atmosphere of lawlessness wave banners demanding disarmament and the creation of a national army. The newly-formed Libyan government is struggling to assert itself over the disparate power actors who emerged over the past year.

Human Rights Movements in the Middle East

After decades of activism and the recent protest movements, there has been little progress in changing state action to comply with international human rights law.

Unmasking ‘Religious’ Conflicts and Religious Radicalisation in the Middle East

Unmasking ‘Religious’ Conflicts and Religious Radicalisation in the Middle East

When one discusses conflicts that may have a religious background, it is mandatory to question when and under what circumstances does a conflict qualify as a ‘religious’.

Environmental (In)Security in the Middle East

Environmental (In)Security in the Middle East

Environmental issues are interlinked with social and political struggles across the region, and water and food security are areas in which countries have common interests.

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