Politics & Cooperation
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