August 15, 2018

China's Rising Role in the Middle East: An Overview

China and the Middle East share a similar recent history as they both suffered from colonialism, aim to maintain their independence, and develop their economy (Zhang, […]
July 30, 2018

Lebanese NGO’s coping with the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Lebanon

Abstract This article is driven by an interest to explore the role of local Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) that deal with Syrian refugees in Lebanon seeing […]
August 16, 2017

Paris Agreement: A Shift towards Peaceful Settlement in Libya?

By Jimmy Mattar & Elie Ziadeh The conflict in Libya has been raging on since the revolution against Qaddafi took place, and until now, there is […]
June 7, 2017

What Comes After ISIS?

With the recurring territorial losses that ISIS has endured during the past months, the decrease in financial income, plunge of foreign fighter flow, and the upcoming […]
March 14, 2017

Human Rights in Post-Revolution Constitutions: Perspectives for the Future of Syria – Part Three/Three

A constitution is a pivotal factor in the long-term success or failure of the democratic transition that a country has after passing through an uprising or […]
January 25, 2017

Human Rights in Post-Revolution Tunisian and Egyptian Constitutions: Perspectives for a Future Syrian Constitution – Part Two/Three: Egypt

A constitution is a pivotal factor in the long-term success or failure of the democratic transition that a country has after passing through an uprising or […]
November 23, 2016

Human Rights in Post-Revolution Tunisian and Egyptian Constitutions: Perspectives for a Future Syrian Constitution – Part One/Three: Tunisia

A constitution is a pivotal factor in the long-term success or failure of the democratic transition that a country has after passing through an uprising or […]
August 11, 2016

The Islamic State in Lebanon – An Overview

  Lebanon is one of the region’s constantly unstable countries but has been able to remain relatively peaceful during this turbulent period in the Middle East’s […]
June 27, 2016

Negating Privacy under the Pretext of Security: Rising Trends of Mass Surveillance in the Middle East

May 24, 2016

A New and Improved Version: Ennahda Tunisia’s “Muslim Democrats”