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  • The Great Game in West Asia 

    Kamrava, Mehran (2017-02-22)
    The Great Game in West Asia examines the strategic competition between Iran and Turkey for power and influence in the South Caucasus. These neighboring Middle East powers have vied for supremacy and influence throughout ...
  • Transitional Justice in the Middle East and North Africa 

    Sriram, Chandra Lekha; Waltz, Susan; Fraihat, Ibrahim; Lamont, Christopher K.; Gray, Doris H.; DeGeorges, Thomas; Boduszyński, Mieczysław P.; Fakhro, Elham; Wierda, Marieke; Coonan, Terry C.; Hess, Bill; Barsalou, Judy; Aziz, Sahar; Ashour, Omar; Mohyeldeen, Sherif (Center for International and Regional Studies CIRS, 2017-02-22)
    Following the ‘Arab Spring’ uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa, many had high hopes not only for democratisation but also for transitional justice to address the myriad abuses that had taken place in the region, ...
  • The State of Middle Eastern Youth 

    Hassan, Islam; Dyer, Paul (Wiley Blackwell, 2017-01)
    This special issue of The Muslim World studies the state of Middle Eastern youth, focusing on the ways in which their experiences continue to shape their worldviews and their priorities. The contribution of this special ...
  • CIRS Newsletter | Fall 2016 | No. 21 

    The Center for International and Regional Studies, CIRS (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2016)
  • بوابات إلى العالم: مدن الموانئ في الخليج 

    Kamrava, Mehran; Keshavarzian, Arang; Ramos, Stephen; Kanna, Ahmed; Salama, Ashraf M.; Wiedmann, Florian; Gharib, Remah; Tok, M. Evren; Zebian, Mohammad; Alaedini, Pooya; Javaheripour, Mehrdad; Bontenbal, Marike (Center for International and Regional Studies, 2016)
    بدءاً من اكتشاف النفط حتى يومنا هذا، عملت قوى العولمة الاقتصادية والهجرة، والتصورات الوطنية بخصوص المواطنة، والهياكل السياسية والاقتصادية المختلفة، وبشكل جماعيّ، على تعزيز سياسات التخطيط والتنمية العمرانية. وفي حين كانت ...

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