Category Archives: Middle East

Apr 15 2014

The element of citizenship and the current political climate in Israel

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By Dr Lauren Banko, Senior Teaching Fellow, School of Oriental and African Studies, London.   The peace talks between the Israeli and Palestinian negotiators that started in the summer of 2013 under the auspices of US Secretary of State John … Continue reading

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Jan 21 2014

Egypt: Towards an Algerian Scenario

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By Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck, research analyst at the Carnegie Middle East Center.   It is hard to watch the events unfolding in Egypt today without drawing a parallel with the Algerian situation in 1990. The images of demonstrations and clashes between … Continue reading

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Jan 20 2014

Syria: At Geneva II, Something to Fight For

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By Ivonne Lockhart Smith, International Policy Analyst at a law firm in London.   On 22 January ‘Geneva II’ talks between the Assad regime and the opposition will commence in Montreux, Switzerland, with Western stakeholders hoping that they will lead … Continue reading

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