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, […]
June 4, 2018

Why Jerusalem is not the “Red Line”?

It was a shock for most of the world when the United States’ President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Most notably was […]
May 28, 2018

Stability in the Midst of Chaos: Jordan’s Evolving Refugee Policies, 2012-2016

Immediately after its independence, Jordan received an influx of Palestinian refugees, soon followed by refugees from conflicts throughout Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and Central […]
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 […]
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 […]
October 7, 2017

Who Will Rule Gaza in the Future?

Following the latest regional crisis between leading members of the GCC and Qatar, as well as the new political document issued by Hamas, shifts in political […]
March 14, 2017

The Writhing of the Battered Pharaoh: Egypt’s Geopolitical State

In the last three months Egypt has intensified its diplomatic rapprochement with upstream Nile African countries. It hosted heads of state from Eritrea, Djibouti, South Sudan […]
January 25, 2017

Reviving the Ottoman Language: a Complicated “Religious” Mission

The ascendency of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) to power in the early 2000’s has ushered in seismic shifts in Turkish economic, political, cultural and […]