Politics & Cooperation
Is There Room for a Renewed Euro-Mediterranean Partnership?
The Barcelona Declaration promoted a Euro-Mediterranean government cooperation structure. Paradoxically, the year commemorating the 25th anniversary is the culmination of new vicissitudes that have raised the necessary adaptation of the declaration.10 November 2020
Challenging the State from Above, Empowering It from Within
The Middle East and North Africa is a region characterized by multiple stresses. The existence of inter-state as well as intra-state conflicts and multiple political and societal fault lines has traditionally opened the door to external interference....1 May 2018
The EU-Tunisia Privileged Partnership – What Next?
It would be odd if the outcome of the Association Council were limited to the adoption of partnership priorities. While a new model of partnership will not be presented, there should be some language on an ambitious mid- to long-term perspective.16 April 2018
Iran at the Heart of the Middle East: The Play of Geostrategic Interests in the Region
To many countries in the Middle East, Iran is a disruptive and difficult power. But Iran’s goals are no different from those of other countries: it seeks to preserve its territorial integrity and secure its borders.21 February 2018