The Middle East and North Africa: Publications

Policy Brief

China’s great game in the Middle East

Camille Lons (project editor), Jonathan Fulton, Degang Sun, Naser Al-Tamimi - 21 October, 2019

Europeans should monitor China’s influence on regional stability and political dynamics, especially in relation to surveillance technology and arms sales

Special

Differentiation Tracker

Hugh Lovatt - 1 October, 2019

ECFR’s Differentiation Tracker provides a snapshot of third state relations with Israel – and the extent to which these contain a clearly defined territorial definition that explicitly excludes Israeli settlements constructed on occupied territory in line with UNSCR…

Policy Brief

Libya’s global civil war

Tarek Megerisi - 26 June, 2019

Policy Brief

Meeting the challenge of secondary sanctions

Ellie Geranmayeh, Manuel Lafont Rapnouil - 25 June, 2019

The EU and its member states should strengthen their sanctions policy and begin to build up their deterrence and resilience against secondary sanctions

Policy Brief

Saudi First: How hyper-nationalism is transforming Saudi Arabia

Eman Alhussein - 19 June, 2019

Saudi Arabia is embracing a new nationalism that is transforming domestic politics and the country’s foreign policy

Special

Mapping armed groups in Mali and the Sahel

Andrew Lebovich - 24 May, 2019

Violence is tearing Mali and the Sahel apart. But who are the armed groups behind the bloodshed? Where are international actors stationed in the region? And what motivates them all?

Policy Brief

Can Assad win the peace?

Nour Samaha - 15 May, 2019