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The New Middle East ISIL and the 6th Revolt Against
The New Middle East, ISIL and the 6th Revolt Against the West

This paper aims to provide an analysis of the ‘new’ in ‘the new Middle East.’ We argue that what is ‘new’ is the revolt...

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Demise of the Authoritarian Bargain in the Arab Middle
The Demise of the Authoritarian Bargain in the Arab Middle East

This paper conceives of the Arab Spring as a leap forward that has relegated the established order to the status of a...

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Is an Islamic Political Economy in the Making across the
Is an “Islamic Political Economy” in the Making across the Middle East and North Africa?: A Path-Dependent Institutional Change Analysis

The Arab Uprisings and their transformational impact across MENA have generated immense debate about the future of the...

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Arab Spring s Effect on Kurdish Political Fortunes
The “Arab Spring’s” Effect on Kurdish Political Fortunes

The Arab Spring offered Kurdish political actors in the region significant opportunities to advance their goals....

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Arab Spring and Turkey The Camp David Order vs
The Arab Spring and Turkey: The Camp David Order vs. the New Middle East

Over the past decade, Turkey has been experiencing a decisive transition that North Africa and the Middle East only...

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Global Transformations and the MENA A Comparative Political Economy Analysis
Global Transformations and the MENA: A Comparative Political Economy Analysis

The regional geographical entity known as the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has been at the epicenter of global...

Saturday, January 1, 2011

The New Middle East and the United States What to
The New Middle East and the United States: What to Expect After the Uprisings?

Recent uprisings and unrests across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have brought new leadership to Egypt and...

Friday, July 1, 2011

The EU and the Arab Spring Between Spectatorship and Actorness
The EU and the Arab Spring: Between Spectatorship and Actorness

Throughout the first seven months of the Arab Spring, starting with the self-immolation of Mohammed Bouazizi in the...

Friday, July 1, 2011


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