Internal Politics and the Evolution of the Conflict in Syria
While that deadline may or may not be met, whatever transitional governing arrangement eventually emerges from the many Syrian wars now in progress will have to take into account the current governance and political situations on the ground.8 July 2016
Countering Violent Extremism in the MENA Region: Time to Rethink Approaches and Strategies
The foreign fighters phenomenon affecting MENA countries is unprecedented in its scale. While most MENA countries adopted “hard” strategies based on security-focused approaches, countering violent extremism also requires the use of “soft” str...17 May 2016
MENA Post-Conflict Reconstruction Working Group
The aim of the seminar is to analyze the reconstruction processes in post-conflict countries in the Middle East and North Africa region, with particular emphasis on Syria, Iraq and Libya; and publish a document that serves as a preliminary assessment...11 April 2016
The EU and Conflict Resolution in the Mediterranean Neighbourhood: Tackling New Realities through Old Means?
Since the Arab uprisings, conflict realities in MENA have undergone a substantial change. As the EU’s crisis management policies in the past have been largely perceived as a failure, has the EU reacted in an appropriate way to this change?16 March 2016