The Middle East and North Africa: Publications


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

Policy Brief

When the weapons fall silent: Reconciliation in Sinjar after ISIS

Rania Abouzeid - 30 October, 2018

Hundreds of thousands of displaced persons in Sinjar are attempting to rebuild their lives after the brutal reign of ISIS

Policy Brief

Halting ambition: EU migration and security policy in the Sahel

Andrew Lebovich - 25 September, 2018

Some European leaders see stabilisation of the region – through curbing migration and counter terror threats – as key to the future of the European project

Policy Brief

Order from chaos: Stabilising Libya the local way

Tarek Megerisi - 19 July, 2018

The tragedy of Libya in well known in outline but poorly known in detail – to many in Europe, that is. But Europe has a role in the country's stabilisation.

Policy Brief

The Marib paradox: How one province succeeds in the midst of Yemen’s war

Adam Baron - 12 June, 2018

The northern province can act as a model for the rest of the country, if international actors, including Europe, learn its lessons.