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28th September 2022

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

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

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...

BLOG

15th September 2022

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

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...

BLOG

25th August 2022

In August 2022 it will be five years since the start of one of the world’s most severe humanitarian crises, yet the political and security dynamics su...

BLOG

10th August 2022

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

ARTICLE

10th August 2022

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

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

BLOG

29th July 2022

Joint bulletin from The Asia Foundation, Rift Valley Institute, and Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center about recent research and activities....

BRIEFING PAPER

25th July 2022

This research reveals just how fundamentally the rules that govern cross-border trade have changed since the Taliban takeover, upending the political ...

RESEARCH REPORT

23rd June 2022

This report aims to amplify a grounded understanding of the everyday reality of communities in fragile border areas, and how conflict shapes their liv...

BLOG

8th June 2022

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 ...

BLOG

20th May 2022

After decades of autocratic rule, Sudan appeared poised for a democratic transition after the ouster in 2019 of former President Omar al-Bashir. In la...

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