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Social And Humanitarian Concerns

Commentary

As Liberation Continues, Concerns over Sunnis in Mosul

Middle East Policy Council , February 27, 2017

Four months have passed since the start of a sustained Iraqi army offensive against the so-called Islamic State (IS) ...

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Commentary

Conviction of IDF Soldier Divides Israeli Opinion

Middle East Policy Council , February 24, 2017

Elor Azaria, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) soldier who shot dead an incapacitated Palestinian attacker, has been found ...

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Journal Essay

Social Change, Network Formation and Syria’s War Economies

Samer Abboud

Spring 2017, Volume XXIV, Number 1

The Syrian tragedy has induced rapid changes in the country’s social structure. Moreover, new forms of collective and individual authority ...

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Journal Essay

Eyes Bigger than Stomachs: Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar in Syria

Christopher Phillips

Spring 2017, Volume XXIV, Number 1

Turkey, Qatar and Saudi Arabia have been the leading Middle Eastern states seeking the overthrow of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. ...

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Journal Essay

The GCC and the Muslim Brotherhood: What Does the Future Hold?

Matthew Hedges and Giorgio Cafiero

Spring 2017, Volume XXIV, Number 1

The history of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB or Ikhwan) movement in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has varied considerably among ...

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Journal Essay

Sowing Division: Kurds in the Syrian War

Zeynep Kaya and Matthew Whiting

Spring 2017, Volume XXIV, Number 1

Kurdish groups, both within Syria and throughout the Middle East, undoubtedly see the Syrian war as an opportunity to advance ...

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