IMESS Seminar with Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu

On November 26, 2013, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu visited the Institute for Middle East Strategic Studies

From Qusair to Yabrud: Shiite foreign fighters in Syria

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — On Feb. 13, Ali Barakat uploaded a video to YouTube titled “Nasheed: Nasr bi-Yabrud,” or

Iran and the Anniversary of U.S. Hostage Crisis! Between the doctrine of the enemy and call for rapprochement!

"We must not trust an enemy who smiles, the Americans smile and express a desire to negotiate, and from another side

Morocco’s Islamists and the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood

The victory of ousted Egyptian President Mohammad Mursi, who hails from the Freedom and Justice Party, in the

Deconstructing Egypt’s October 1973 military victory

The defeat of Arab countries by Israel in the six-day war of 1967 urged Egypt’s late president Gamal Abdul Nasser to

The legacy of the 1973 October war in Egypt and Israel

The Israelis felt defeated by the Egyptian victory of Oct. 6, 1973. It wasn’t just a defeat in battle but defeat in the

Militia clash in Benghazi highlights Libya's regional struggles

The Libyan city of Benghazi witnessed on June 8 bloody clashes between angry protesters and members of the Libya Shield

Iran elections 2013: A race between a reformist and a principlist?

Iran’s 2013 presidential election is now a competition between one centrist candidate and five conservative candidates;

Syria’s frail economy, before and after the revolution

Before the bloodshed of the civil war in Syria, the country’s economy was diverse. The most important sectors included

Civil Society in Egypt under the Mubarak Regime

ABSTRACT: There is no doubt that most of the structural changes that took place in Egypt since the 23rd July 1952


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