The Middle East and North Africa: Publications

Cover: To end a war: Europe’s role in bringing peace to Syria

To end a war: Europe’s role in bringing peace to Syria

by Julien Barnes-Dacey - 12th September, 2017

National politics need to be front and centre in de-escalation efforts.

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Cover: Rethinking Oslo: How Europe can promote peace in Israel-Palestine

Rethinking Oslo: How Europe can promote peace in Israel-Palestine

by Omar Dajani & Hugh Lovatt - 26th July, 2017

The Oslo Accords have provided political cover for Israel’s creeping occupation and eroded the possibility of Palestinian self-determination.

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Cover: Bringing the desert together: How to advance Sahel-Maghreb integration
Cover: How Britain should respond to chemical weapons attacks in Syria

How Britain should respond to chemical weapons attacks in Syria

by Crispin Blunt MP & Johnny Mercer MP - 04th July, 2017

UK parliament must examine merits of military action in case of further chemical weapons attacks in Syria

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Cover: Don’t close borders, manage them: how to improve EU policy on migration through Libya

Don’t close borders, manage them: how to improve EU policy on migration through Libya

by Mattia Toaldo - 15th June, 2017

Attempts to close Europe’s borders are counter-productive – legal channels must be opened in exchange for return of illegals.

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Cover: Egypt on the edge: how Europe can avoid another crisis in Egypt

Egypt on the edge: how Europe can avoid another crisis in Egypt

by Yasser El-Shimy & Anthony Dworkin - 14th June, 2017

The EU should do away with its narrow approach of working with Egypt only on areas of mutual interest.

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Cover: Israel’s unlawfully prolonged occupation: consequences under an integrated legal framework

Israel’s unlawfully prolonged occupation: consequences under an integrated legal framework

by Valentina Azarova - 02nd June, 2017

The EU should ensure that it is not recognising as lawful Israel’s unlawfully prolonged occupation.

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Cover: Pipelines and Pipedreams: How the EU can support a regional gas hub in the Eastern Mediterranean

Pipelines and Pipedreams: How the EU can support a regional gas hub in the Eastern Mediterranean

by Tareq Baconi - 21st April, 2017

The region could transform into a source of energy and security for Europe, but crucial decisions still need to be made.

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Cover: Peripheral Vision: How Europe can help preserve Tunisia’s fragile democracy

Peripheral Vision: How Europe can help preserve Tunisia’s fragile democracy

by Hamza Meddeb - 13th January, 2017

Tunisia's transition to democracy risks falling foul of the same dynamics that brought down the Ben Ali regime.

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Cover: After ISIS: How to Win the Peace in Iraq and Libya

After ISIS: How to Win the Peace in Iraq and Libya

by Hayder al-Khoei, Ellie Geranmayeh , Mattia Toaldo - 04th January, 2017

Recent terror attacks in Berlin, Baghdad and Istanbul demonstrate that defeating ISIS militarily is only half the battle.

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