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2nd June 2021

How the Small Town of Sarmada Became Syria’s Gateway to the ...

Idlib is heavily dependent on the delivery of aid, the disruption of which would almost surely create a humanitarian crisis.

BLOG

30th April 2021

How the Ever Given Gave Us a Lesson in Chokepoint Politics

Jatin Dua

After six days stationary in the Suez Canal, the Ever Given was finally unstuck. While its name will soon become a piece of trivia about blocking one ...

EVENT

22nd January 2021

The Iraqi-Syrian Border Post-ISIS: Local Actors, Geopolitica...

Jatin Dua

On Friday, January 22, the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center held a virtual panel discussion to examine the local actors and geopolitical s...

BRIEFING PAPER

27th May 2021

The Hidden Face of Informal Cross-Border Trade in Tunisia Af...

Tunisia’s informal trade networks reflect growing trends: the country’s progressive shift away from Europe, and the rise of Turkey and China as major ...

BLOG

26th April 2021

Sailors Without a Sea

Armenak Tokmajyan

Jordan’s bahhara have suffered from a closed border with Syria, but efforts to resume informal trade ties continue.

BLOG

14th April 2021

Yemen and Coronavirus

Ahmed Nagi

The new coronavirus is spreading into conflict-affected states. The pandemic and efforts to contain it are much more likely to aggravate and multiply ...

SPOTLIGHT

The Iraqi-Syrian Border Post-ISIS: Local Actors, Geopolitica...

On Friday, January 22, the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center held a virtual panel discussion to examine the local actors and geopolitical s...
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ARTICLE

19th April 2021

Thwarting Jordan’s Bahhara Trade With Syria Risks Social Unr...

As border crossings reopen, Jordanian authorities might have to tolerate a degree of informal petty trade with Syria to revive Ramtha’s economy and pr...

BLOG

21st January 2021

A Senseless Silencing

Sherif Mohyeldeen

By impeding research, Egypt curtails knowledge that can help resolve crises, especially in border areas.

ARTICLE

19th March 2021

Think Big: Why Broadening Negotiations Could Help Resolve th...

Kuwait and Iraq have worked hard to rebuild bilateral ties. Resolving their maritime dispute as part of larger discussions could provide a model of di...

EVENT

8th July 2020

Five Years On: Geopolitical Implications of Regional Involve...

This discussion, held in Arabic, provides an overview of the geo-political implications of involvement in Yemen.

BLOG

15th December 2020

A Voice for Those in the Field

Kheder Khaddour

Because of Covid-19 restrictions, researchers have had to find alternative ways of getting information.

EVENT

22nd June 2020

Algeria’s Borderlands: A Country Unto Themselves

Kheder Khaddour

To discuss the Algerian-Tunisian border relationship, the Carnegie Middle East Center hosted a virtual panel discussion on Monday, June 22nd. The eve...

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