Publications

Governance in Daraa, southern Syria : the roles of military and civilian intermediaries

  • Type: Technical Report
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): AL-JABASSINI, Abdullah
  • Series/Report no.: Middle East Directions (MED), Wartime and Post-Conflict in Syria, 2019/15
  • Abstract: In July 2018, the Syrian Arab Army launched a military campaign and restored territorial control over Daraa governorate after a subsequent Russian-brokered negotiation. Based on interviews with ex-rebels, 8th Brigade [...]
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The dynamics and evolution of UAE-Syria relations : between expectations and obstacles

  • Type: Technical Report
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): DAHER, Joseph
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, Middle East Directions (MED), Wartime and Post-Conflict in Syria, 2019/14
  • Abstract: This article seeks to analyse the political dynamics and evolution of UAE-Syria relations since 2011 and potential Emirati investment opportunities in Syria. The study first provides an overview of the [...]
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Iran in Deir ez-Zor : strategy, expansion, and opportunities

  • Type: Technical Report
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): ZIAD, Awad
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, Middle East Directions (MED), Wartime and Post-Conflict in Syria, 2019/05
  • Abstract: Since late 2017, Iran has deployed militias affiliated to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in areas west of the Euphrates River and parts of the region to its east [...]
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Fractured stability : war economies and reconstruction in the MENA

  • Type: Book
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): NARBONE, Luigi
  • Citation: Florence : European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, 2019
  • Series/Report no.: Middle East Directions (MED)
  • Abstract: The repercussions of MENA conflicts in terms of global security, regional instability, refugee and migrant flows, radicalisation and jihadism, losses in economic growth and development and disruptions in oil production [...]
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The Druze of Sweida : the return of the Regime Hinges on regional and local conflicts

  • Type: Technical Report
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): AL-LABABIDI, Mahmoud
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, Middle East Directions (MED), Wartime and Post-Conflict in Syria, 2019/12
  • Abstract: Since 2011, the Druze of Sweida have witnessed a state of chaos and anxiety, a decline in the role of the middle class and their traditional and political leaders, and [...]
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Facets of Syrian regime authority in Eastern Ghouta

  • Type: Technical Report
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): AL-RA’I, Ninar
  • Series/Report no.: Middle East Directions (MED), Wartime and Post-Conflict in Syria, 2019/11
  • Abstract: This study aims to analyse the social, political and security policies through which the Syrian regime is attempting to reassert its authority in Eastern Ghouta more than a year after [...]
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Afrin under Turkish control : political, economic and social transformations

  • Type: Technical Report
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): AL-HILU, Khayrallah
  • Series/Report no.: Middle East Directions (MED), Wartime and Post-Conflict in Syria, 2019/10
  • Abstract: This study examines how Turkey has transformed the administration of the Afrin region since the Turkish army established control over it in March 2018. The paper first discusses the security [...]
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From insurgents to soldiers : the fifth assault corps in Daraa, southern Syria

  • Type: Technical Report
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): AL-JABASSINI, Abdullah
  • Series/Report no.: Middle East Directions (MED), Wartime and Post-Conflict in Syria, 2019/09
  • Abstract: In July 2018, the Russian-brokered negotiations in Daraa governorate in southern Syria led rebels to capitulate. Embedded in the negotiations was Russia’s aim to integrate former rebels into the Fifth [...]
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Syria’s manufacturing sector : the model of economic recovery in question

  • Type: Technical Report
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): DAHER, Joseph
  • Series/Report no.: Middle East Directions (MED), Wartime and Post-Conflict in Syria, Research Project Report, 2019/08
  • Abstract: The article seeks to analyse the situation of the Syria’s manufacturing sector which could be a key element to the stability of the economy despite its relatively small size in [...]
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Damascus businessmen: the phantoms of Marota City

  • Type: Technical Report
  • Year of Publication: 2019
  • Author(s): AL-LABABIDI, Mahmoud
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, 2019/07, Middle East Directions (MED), Wartime and Post-Conflict in Syria
  • Abstract: This paper analyses the Syrian regime’s conception of reconstruction relying on building luxurious tourist and service projects, including transforming the Damascus real estate market into a primary source of revenue [...]
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