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Middle East Policy Platform
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Middle East Institute - Twitter (06/22/2021)


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Middle East Institute - Twitter (06/22/2021)


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The Second Intifada and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
The Second Intifada and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Paper examines the Second Intifada and its repercussions. By Yilin Wang. 02/19/2021

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The Riyadh Gulf Cooperation Council GCC January 5, 2021 Summit
The Riyadh Gulf Cooperation Council GCC January 5, 2021 Summit

Analyis of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summitt.  By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. 01/22/2021

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On the Failure of Soviet Foreign Policy in the Middle East
On the Failure of Soviet Foreign Policy in the Middle East

Paper provides a historical analysis of Soviet foreign policy in the Middle East.  By Anping Yang. (01/15/21)

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Saudi Arabia’s Agenda of Economic Diversification is More Urgent Than Ever
Saudi Arabia’s Agenda of Economic Diversification is More Urgent Than Ever

Saudi Arabia faces a variety of pressures on its Vision 2030 economic plan.   By Peter J. Whiteneck. (11/17/2020)

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The Muslim Brotherhood and the Coptic Question:  Reconciling National Unity with the Islamic State
The Muslim Brotherhood and the Coptic Question: Reconciling National Unity with the Islamic State

Paper analyzes the isues facing equal citizenship between Muslims and non-Muslims in Egypt.  By Elio Azar. (11/04/2020)

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The Impact of the Iranian Revolution on Egypt’s Foreign Policy
The Impact of the Iranian Revolution on Egypt’s Foreign Policy

Paper analyzes the impact of the Iranian Revolution on the foreign policy of Egypt.  By Tom Leijnse. (09/22/2020)

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Foreign policy analysis on President Trump’s decision to withdraw from northern Syria in 2019
Foreign policy analysis on President Trump’s decision to withdraw from northern Syria in 2019

Paper outlines a foreign policy analysis on President Trump's decision to withdraw from northern Syria in 2019.  By Fatma Tawfik. (01/29/2020)

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Chad’s Tactical Alliance with Israel: Will Sudan follow?
Chad’s Tactical Alliance with Israel: Will Sudan follow?

Can relations between Sudan and Israel be restored?  An analysis and outlook.  By Eline Rosenhart. (03/19/2019)

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End of nuclear monopoly, Israeli dreams for regional hegemony?
End of nuclear monopoly, Israeli dreams for regional hegemony?

Would the rise of a nuclear Iran restore regional balance and hinder Israel’s hegemonic moves? By Arslan Ayan. (11/30/2016)

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A Safe Haven or Route for New Conflict
A Safe Haven or Route for New Conflict

Analyis of Safe Haven, an explicit favoring of one religion/ ethnic group against another in the face of atrocities committed by ISIS. By Mustafa Akhwand. (09/30/2016)

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MENA Region: Colonial Dependence versus Regional Interdependence
MENA Region: Colonial Dependence versus Regional Interdependence

MENA colonial historial must be understood to gain a proper understanding of its current circumstances. By Dr. Bendebka Ramzi. (09/05/2016)

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Iran, Saudi Arabia and Mideast Peace
Iran, Saudi Arabia and Mideast Peace

An examination of Iranian-Saudi relations and what they mean for the Middle East peace process. By Dr. Mohammed Nuruzzaman . (08/28/2016)

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Divided by Common Alignment: Jordan and GCC States in the Arab Winter Divided by Common Alignment
Divided by Common Alignment: Jordan and GCC States in the Arab Winter Divided by Common Alignment

Isolating the Gulf region from normal international relations isn't the answer. By Dr. Jack Kalpakian. (04/27/2016)

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IA Forum Interview: Prof. Dawn Chatty - Migration and the Middle East
IA Forum Interview: Prof. Dawn Chatty - Migration and the Middle East

In an exerpt from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum,, Professor Dawn Chatty discusses the mi... Read More...



The Likely War Between Iran and Saudi Arabia
The Likely War Between Iran and Saudi Arabia

Analysis of dynamics between Iran and Saudi Arabia, and a call to rebuild a status quo in the Middle East, with the help of the Russian Federation and the United States. By Profe... Read More...



Middle East: Inching Towards a Sectarian Political Order?
Middle East: Inching Towards a Sectarian Political Order?

Essay examines sectarianism in the Middle East.  By Dr. Mohammed Nuruzzaman. (12/08/2015)

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The Shooting Down of the Russian Plane
The Shooting Down of the Russian Plane

What are the ramifications of the shooting down of a Russian plane by Turkey? By Prof. Giancarlo Elia Valori. (12/04/2015)

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The Turkey and US 'Safe Zone' Plan: 3 Questions with Yezid Sayigh, Carnegie Middle East Center
The Turkey and US 'Safe Zone' Plan: 3 Questions with Yezid Sayigh, Carnegie Middle East Center

Yezid Sayigh of the Carnegie Middle East Center discusses the recent Turkish-U.S. plan to create a 'safe zone' in Syria. (08/18/2015)

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P5+1, Iran-US Cooperation, and the Future of Iraq
P5+1, Iran-US Cooperation, and the Future of Iraq

Paper explores P5+1 implications. By Jill Ricotta. (07/28/2015)

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Saudi Arabia: The Forgotten Land  of the Arab Spring
Saudi Arabia: The Forgotten Land of the Arab Spring

Paper seeks to explain the underlying reasons for the Saudi government’s success in maintaining power throughout the Arab Spring. By Numan Aksoy. (07/22/2015)

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