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BRIEFING PAPER

20th February 2020

This paper explains the significance of bread and sorghum in the political changes Sudan seen in 2019.

BRIEFING PAPER

6th January 2020

This paper explained the diverse local organisational networks behind Sudan’s revolution and the attempts by the emerging political elites to co-opt n...

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Boundary Disputes 

Harith Hasan

26th September 2019

As its authority has weakened, the Iraqi central government’s control over its borders has also eroded.

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Much More Than a Border 

Kheder Khaddour

2nd September 2019

Albukamal and Qaim lie on a Syrian-Iraqi boundary that has had regional implications for decades.

BRIEFING PAPER

1st September 2019

The impacts of South Sudan’s cross-border agreement with Khartoum.

BLOG

27th June 2019

In the Iraqi governorate of Nineveh, contestation between its capital Mosul and rural communities sits alongside other ethnic, religious and sectarian...

SPOTLIGHT

XCEPT Workshop: Local, People-Focused Policymaking

26th October 2022
Addressing securitization in conflict zones in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia
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9th April 2019

The G5 Sahel Joint Force shows that improvised security initiatives are becoming more common in Africa.

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22nd March 2019

The Yemen war has opened a subtle but acute season of popular discontent and regional rivalry in Mahra, stuck in a three-players game among Saudis, E...

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19th October 2018

In Mahrah Governorate, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are working to curtail Omani influence.

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