Jan 2015 The Islamic State through the Regional Lens Author: Julien Barnes-Dacey, Ellie Geranmayeh, Daniel Levy, Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi, Abdallah Helmy, Sajad Jiyad, Saleem Haddad, Cale Salih, Elizabeth Dickinson, Nicholas Noe, Andrew Hammond, Nawaf Obaid, Saud al-Sarhan, Julien Barnes-Dacey, Andrew Hammond, Nick Witney Publisher:
European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)
This paper contains a number of articles that examine the implications of the rise of the so-called Islamic State (IS) on the wider Middle East.
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1 Dec 2014 Crisis Watch Nr 136 Author: International Crisis Group Publisher:
International Crisis Group (ICG)
This brief summarizes developments during November 2014 in global situations of current or potential conflict and assesses whether the overall situation in each case has deteriorated, improved, or remained more or less unchanged during this period.
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21 Oct 2014 The Arab League Author: Jonathan Masters, Mohammed Aly Sergie Publisher:
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
This paper provides an overview the League of Arab States, a loose confederation of 22 Arab nations that was set up in 1945 to improve coordination among its members on matters of common interest.
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14 Oct 2014 Reshaping the Middle East Author: James M Dorsey Publisher:
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)
This commentary examines the effort by the United Arab Emirates, backed by Saudi Arabia and Egypt, to reshape the Middle East and North Africa so as to preserve the status quo against expressions of political Islam, as manifested by the Muslim Brothe...
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