March 26, 2018

نهاية الأحلام الكردية: ماذا بعد عفرين؟

تجري رياح المعارك الأخيرة شمال سوريا على ما لا تتمناه سفن القوى والميليشات الكردية. سيطرت تركيا على مدينة عفرين وريفها بعد معارك استمرت لأكثر من شهر […]
March 14, 2018

The Detrimental Geopolitical Significance of “Regularisation” Laws in the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

After President Trump’s investiture influential figures within Netanyahu’s Government such as Ayelet Shaked, Naftali Bennett or Bezalel Smotrich have found the leeway to push for a […]
March 12, 2018

Yemen’s Region of Al-Mahra at the intersection of Interests and Competitions

Al-Mahra province, in the eastern part of Yemen, has become a regional battleground for influence between the different actors in Yemen. Saudi Arabia has stepped up […]
March 8, 2018

Lebanon Update – March 2018

Border Escalation between Lebanon and Israel Tensions rose on the southern border of Lebanon after Hezbollah threatened to target Israel’s Mediterranean natural gas. Lebanon has an […]
February 28, 2018

Whither Turkey? The Old, the New and the Not-So-New in 2018

Like a typical adolescent, bent on asserting his phallic worth through projecting raw force right and left – thereby creating a constant scene – Turkey would […]
January 17, 2018

Event: Iraq at a Crossroad – Political Consolidation or Further Disintegration?

 The Middle East Institute for Research and Strategic Studies (MEIRSS) & Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) Syria/Iraq office cordially invite you to a panel titled:     […]
January 17, 2018

The New Israel: Netanyahu’s Transformational Strategies

The gatekeepers of the “democratic old Israel” are engaged in a fierce battle against the Israeli Prime minister’s vision for the future of the Jewish state. […]
January 2, 2018

صناعة هوية: فهم تركيا من خلال مسلسلاتها التاريخية

لا تكفي النظريات والتحليلات السياسية لفهم سياسات بلد ما. هذه الاختصاصات العلمية ضرورية بطبيعة الحال، إلا أن الاعتماد عليها حصراً ينتج قصوراً في فهم هوية الشعوب […]
December 9, 2017

US-Turkish Relationship: A Quest for Holy MacGuffin?

The election of Donald Trump had perked up Turkey’s hope for a more favorable engagement with the United States after a difficult and rancorous relationship with […]
December 9, 2017

اليمن ومشهد ما بعد علي عبدالله صالح

تسارعت الأحداث خلال الأيام الأخيرة في اليمن بعد أن شهدت الأشهر الماضية توتّرات ومناوشات بين مسلّحي “الحوثي” وجماعة الرئيس اليمني السابق علي عبد الله صالح. وقد […]