The Middle East and North Africa: Publications

The Islamic State through the regional lens

Julien Barnes-Dacey, Ellie Geranmayeh, Daniel Levy - 14 January, 2015

Essay collection on the regional dimensions of the IS crisis.


The Islamic State through the regional lens

- 12 January, 2015

This series examines the reaction of key Middle Eastern actors, as well as looking at European policy options, the dynamics driving IS itself, and the impact within Syria and Iraq respectively. 

Post-Nuclear: The future for Iran in its neighbourhood

Fatima Ayub - 11 December, 2014

The prospect of a less isolated Iran may not be welcomed by some of its hardline neighbours.

Tunisia’s elections and the consolidation of democracy

Anthony Dworkin - 20 October, 2014

Europe should consider an overhaul of its Mediterranean policy to prioritise support for Tunisia

Rebooting EU Foreign Policy

3 October, 2014

The EU is ill-equipped to respond to foreign policy crises.

Algeria - an unsteady partner for Europe

Mansouria Mokhefi - 29 July, 2014

EU approach to Algeria neglects long-term domestic stability

The EU’s sanctions regime against Iran in the aftermath of the JPA

Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi - 4 June, 2014

Framing concerns and assessing risks

A European agenda to support Libya’s transition

Mattia Toaldo - 19 May, 2014

Europe must to more to aid Libya's transition

Syria’s war economy

Jihad Yazigi - 7 April, 2014

Syria’s war economy is encouraging profiteers to prolong the conflict