Why the 'ignored war' in Libya will come to haunt a blinkered west
Tarek Megerisi - 25 March 2020
Europe seems unconcerned by the chaos smouldering on its doorstep, as Libya’s five-year-old conflict becomes world’s main theatre of drone combat.
Haven and hell: How the EU should protect refugees during the covid-19 crisis
René Wildangel - 24 March 2020
Even as it comes under intense pressure during the current crisis, the EU should not fail the most vulnerable displaced persons.
Escalation nation: Iraq and the US-Iran rivalry
Sajad Jiyad - 13 March 2020
While Washington and Tehran appear eager to avoid a direct conflict with each other, the cycle of military aggression in Iraq could drag the country into deeper instability.
Syrian voices: Where next for European policy?
- 11 March 2020
Seven Syrians discuss how Europe can improve its approach to Syria.
Iraq's unsustainable status quo
Sajad Jiyad - 27 February 2020
As the problems facing Iraq continue to mount, the window of opportunity for undertaking deep and lasting reforms is closing fast.
Idlib chaos: The latest test for Turkish-Russian ties
Asli Aydıntaşbaş - 12 February 2020
Turkey and Syria are now at war – but the ultimate arbiter of what happens next is likely to be Vladimir Putin.
by Jasmine M. El-Gamal - 13th March, 2019
by Rania Abouzeid - 30th October, 2018
Hundreds of thousands of displaced persons in Sinjar are attempting to rebuild their lives after the brutal reign of ISIS
by Manuel Lafont Rapnouil - 10th April, 2018
France sees the MENA region as a state for foreign policy and great power politics and an opportunity to shape global politics and punch above its weight.