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  • شيوخ الدين العلويين: مقدمة موجزة 

    Goldsmith, Leon T. (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2018)
    يعدّ الاطلاع الدقيق على الماضي والحاضر والأدوار المستقبلية المحتملة للقيادة الدينية للطائفة العلوية ومهامها مسألة إشكالية وسط الصراع السوري المستمر. ويتمثّل الهدف من هذه المقدمة القصيرة في إلقاء بعض الضوء على موضوع القيادة ...
  • Environmental Politics in the Middle East 

    Verhoeven, Harry; Sowers, Jeannie; Ghilès, Francis; Woertz, Eckart; Crystal, Jill; El-Keblawy, Ali; Gridneff, Ilya; Elmi, Afyare; Henry, Clement; Vermeulen, Wessel N.; Maleki, Abbas (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2018)
    This research investigates how ecology and politics meet in the Middle East and how those interactions connect to the global political economy. Through region-wide analyses and case studies from the Arabian Peninsula, the ...
  • The Rise and Decline of Saudi Overseas Humanitarian Charities 

    Jonathan, Benthall (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2018-09-01)
    This paper records and interprets the rise and decline of Saudi overseas humanitarian charities, with special reference to the International Islamic Relief Organization (IIRO or IIROSA). Founded in 1975, IIROSA grew as a ...
  • CIRS Annual Report 2017-2018 

    Center for International and Regional Studies (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2018-07-01)
    The 2017-2018 CIRS Annual Report contains information about all the activities, research initiatives, publications, lectures, and events that CIRS organized throughout the year. Highlights include the publication of ten ...
  • CIRS Ten-Year Report 2007-2017 

    Center for International and Regional Studies (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2018-05)
    The 2007-2017 CIRS Ten-Year Report contains information about all the activities, research initiatives, publications, lectures, and events that CIRS organized over the past ten years. Highlights include the publication of ...

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