Publications

Quale Mediterraneo nel 2020? : scenari a confronto

  • Type: Other
  • Year of Publication: 2017
  • Author(s): NARBONE, Luigi
  • Series/Report no.: Policy Briefs, 2017/17, Middle East Directions (MED)
  • Abstract: La regione del Medio Oriente e Nord Africa (MENA) è oggi caratterizzata da una convulsa fase politica e sociale e da prolungati conflitti di difficile soluzione. La stagione di crisi [...]
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The Mosul campaign : winning the war, losing the peace?

  • Type: Other
  • Year of Publication: 2017
  • Author(s): GADE, Tine
  • Series/Report no.: Policy Briefs, 2017/14, Middle East Directions (MED)
  • Abstract: After three years and a costly war, which recently destroyed the great al-Nouri mosque in Mosul, the military defeat of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq is imminent. The [...]
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'Local reconciliation agreements' in Syria : a non-starter for peacebuilding

  • Type: Technical Report
  • Year of Publication: 2017
  • Author(s): ADLEH, Fadi, FAVIER, Agnès
  • Series/Report no.: Middle East Directions (MED), 2017/01
  • Abstract: This paper analyses the local agreements concluded between the government of Syria and opposition bodies in Central Syria in 2016 and 2017 as a policy implemented by the Syrian regime [...]
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What is the future of Christians in the Middle East?

  • Type: Other
  • Year of Publication: 2017
  • Author(s): FAHMI, Georges
  • Series/Report no.: Policy Briefs, 2017/07, Middle East Directions (MED)
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حروب الدّاخل : المحفّزات المحلّيّة للنّزاعات في سوريا وليبيا

  • Type: Book
  • Year of Publication: 2017
  • Author(s): NARBONE, Luigi, FAVIER, Agnès, COLLOMBIER, Virginie
  • Citation: Florence : European University Institute, 2017
  • Series/Report no.: EUI RSCAS, Middle East Directions (MED)
  • Abstract: هذا الكتاب الاليكتروني حروب الدّاخل: المحفّزات المحلّيّة للنّزاعات في سوريا وليبيا يهدف إلى الإسهام في فهم بعض من الديناميات المحلية للصراعات السورية والليبية، التي لم يجري البحث الكافي بشأنها. والهدف [...]
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The door should be opened to Ahrar Al-Sham!

  • Type: Other
  • Year of Publication: 2017
  • Author(s): SOLIMAN, Nagwan
  • Series/Report no.: Policy Briefs, 2017/06, Middle East Directions (MED)
  • Abstract: Are the ideologies and strategies of all Syrian militant-opposition groups fighting Assad forces similar to those of Islamic State group (ISIL)? It can be said that politicians tend to simplify [...]
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On the debris of Aleppo : a gloomy and uncertain reconstruction for Syria : an analysis

  • Type: Other
  • Year of Publication: 2017
  • Author(s): FAVIER, Agnès
  • Series/Report no.: Policy Briefs, 2017/01, Middle East Directions (MED)
  • Abstract: The current military map that has emerged following the fall of Aleppo, and the gradual purging of dozens of rebel towns in Rif Damascus in 2016, is the culmination of [...]
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Secularism anno 2016 : the place of religion in Europe today : the need for more open societies

  • Type: Other
  • Year of Publication: 2016
  • Author(s): ROY, Olivier
  • Series/Report no.: Middle East Directions (MED), Policy Briefs, 2016/05
  • Abstract: The contemporary debate on Islam both hides and reveals a deeper debate on the meaning of religion in a secular Europe. In fact, the more or less conflictual relationship with [...]
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The limitations and dangers of Western government funding and promotion of Islam in the context of the new 'war of ideas'

  • Type: Other
  • Year of Publication: 2016
  • Author(s): ROY, Olivier
  • Series/Report no.: Middle East Directions (MED), Policy Briefs, 2016/04
  • Abstract: A widely shared view in Europe is that fighting radicalization and terrorism supposes the promotion of a “good moderate Islam”. This view is based more on unchecked prerequisites (the more [...]
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Increasing vulnerability for the Syrian refugees in Lebanon : what’s next?

  • Type: Other
  • Year of Publication: 2016
  • Author(s): FAVIER, Agnès
  • Series/Report no.: Middle East Directions (MED), Policy Briefs, 2016/03
  • Abstract: General Michel Aoun’s election to the presidency of the Republic of Lebanon at the end of October has fuelled fears among Syrian refugees in Lebanon that their situation may deteriorate [...]
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