The Contest for Regional Leadership in the New Middle East
Author: Steven A Cook, Jacob Stokes, Alexander J Brock
Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
This report examines the rivalries between Turkey, Qatar, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt as they vie for leadership in a Middle East defined by geopolitical flux.
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ISS Peace and Security Council Report, No 59
Author: Duke Kent-Brown, Emmanuel Kislangani, David Zounmenou, Andrews Atta-Asamoah, Sipiwe Sangqu, William Phale, Antoinette Louw, Jaqueline Cochrane, Iolandi Pool, Jean-Guilhem Bargués, Abdelkader Abderrahmane
Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
This issue of the ISS Peace and Security Council Report includes articles on 1) the security crisis created by Boko Haram in Nigeria, 2) the May 2014 presidential elections in Egypt, 3) the ongoing state formation process in Somalia, 4) internal poli...
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Implications of the Ukraine Crisis for the Middle East
Author: Eduard Soler i Lecha, Eckart Woertz
Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB)
This note discusses the economic and political implications of the 2013/14 Ukraine crisis for countries in the Middle East.
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More than Money: Post-Mubarak Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the Gulf
Author: Yasmine Farouk
Gulf Research Center (GRC)
This paper examines the crisis-ridden relationship between Egypt and the Gulf States between early 2011 (after the ousting of President Mubarak) and January 2014.
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Small Wars Journal April 2014
Author: M David Yaman, Douglas E Batson, Dan McCauley, Norman T Lihou, Marisol Nieves, Kieran Elliott, Alex Calvo, Nate Roy, James Steels, Raashi Bhatia, James Mwombela, Stan Wiechnik, Joel Lawton, Steve S Speece, Alex Deep
Small Wars Foundation
This journal features articles that address a wide variety of different topics on the nature of conflict, with a particular focus on counter-insurgency and the changing character of warfare.
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14 Feb 2014
Al Qaeda's Expansion in Egypt
Author: Steven A Cook
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)
This is a transcript of a testimony by CFR's Steven A Cook on the political situation in Egypt, including the Sinai Peninsula, and how it affects US national interests in the region.
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ISS Peace and Security Council Report, No 55
Author: Duke Kent-Brown, Hallelujah Lulie, Amandine Gnanguéno, Baba Dakono, Lidawo Kilo
Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
This report focuses on security in Egypt and the Central African Republic.
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Africa and the Mediterranean: Evolving Security Dynamics After the Arab Uprisings
Author: Andrea Dessi, Dario Cristiani, Wolfgang Mühlberger, Giorgio Musso
Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) /
German Marshall Fund of The United States (GMF)
The three articles that comprise this paper focus on 1) the reasons behind the instability now being experienced by the Sahel region of Africa, 2) the complex security problems confronting post-Gaddafi Libya, and 3) Egypt’s policies toward Africa dur...
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Egypt's Unsustainable Crackdown
Author: Anthony Dworkin, Hélène Michou
European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)
This paper argues that the Egyptian authorities’ attempt to restore public order through repression of the Muslim Brotherhood will not succeed.
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CTC Sentinel 7 (1)
Author: Stephen Starr, Ioan Grillo, Stephen Hummel, Vito Quaranta, John Wikswo, Fernando Reinares, Carola García-Calvo, Jeffrey White, Casey L Coombs, Hannah Poppy
Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
This issue of the CTC Sentinel includes articles on the possible threats to the security of the Suez canal in Egypt, organized crime in Jamaica, the threat of bio-hacking to national security, Spain's foreign fighter contingent in Syria, Hizbollah fo...
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