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30th November 2022

Moving Medicine in Iraq: Networks Fuelling Everyday Conflict

A system involving doctors, pharmacists, political parties, armed groups, and businesspeople fuels corruption and conflict in a medicine supply chain ...

BLOG

23rd November 2022

“We Cook Just Once a Week”: Conflict and Its Costs Along Afr...

Paul Clewett

Across parts of Africa, conflict – both local and global – is compounding the negative economic effects of COVID-19, with price increases causing hard...

BLOG

21st November 2022

What’s Next for Children in IS-affiliated Families from Iraq...

Joana Cook

As the Iraqi government repatriates IS-affiliated families from al-Hol camp in Syria, Joana Cook looks at what’s next for the children who grew up und...

RESEARCH REPORT

26th October 2022

The Pitfalls of Saudi Arabia’s Security-Centric Strategy in ...

Saudi Arabia’s security is contingent on Yemen’s stability and economic prosperity. As such, Riyadh should help revive Yemen’s moribund economy, in bo...

BLOG

28th September 2022

Storytelling, Memory and Momentum: Iraq’s Tishreen Movement...

Ruba Ali Al-Hassani

Despite observers claiming that Iraq’s Tishreen protest movement has been coerced into silence, this blog argues that it maintains mobilisation moment...

RESEARCH REPORT

28th September 2022

Youth Disrupted: Impact of Conflict and Violent Extremism on...

This study explores the impact of a decade of conflict and violent extremism on adolescents in the northeast Syrian governorates of Raqqa and Deir ez-...

RESEARCH REPORT

21st September 2022

Reckless Abandon: Why Tunisia Can No Longer Delay a Border F...

Tunisia’s planned free trade zone in Ben Guerdane has stalled while similar projects in Libya have advanced. If Tunisian authorities move quickly to r...

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15th September 2022

Saudi Arabia’s Split-Image Approach to Salafism

Ahmed Nagi

The case of the Salafi groups underscores the complex evolution of cross-border exchange of religious ideas, with external powers able to grow influen...

BLOG

15th September 2022

In the Wake of the Military Coup, Sudan’s Rebel Groups Lever...

When the military launched a coup against the civilian government in October 2021, some of the rebel leaders sided with the country’s generals, rather...

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10th August 2022

How the Captagon Trade Impacts Border Communities in Lebanon...

Lina Khatib

Any policy designed to counter the growing Captagon trade must take into account its impact on local border communities.

ARTICLE

10th August 2022

Border Nation: The Reshaping of the Syrian-Turkish Borderlan...

After a decade of civil war, Syria’s border with Turkey is divided. Yet long-term stability will require a peace agreement that treats the border as a...

BLOG

29th July 2022

The Iraqi Politics of Memory and Victimhood

Inna Rudolf

This post highlights the ways in which different groups invoke the wrongs afflicted onto their respective communities to gain leverage over the domina...

BLOG

22nd July 2022

Liars, Guns, and Money

Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center

In this interview, Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center’s non-resident scholar Armenak Tokmajyan talks about Sarmada, Syria’s border with Turke...

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8th June 2022

Moving Medicine in Iraq: the Political Economy of the Pharma...

Renad Mansour

Poor infrastructure and even poorer governance is a critical part of the story of healthcare in Iraq, but so too is the complex issue of the movement ...

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