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Can Europe and the U.S. disengage from the Middle East?
Royal Marines in Afhanistan by Defence Images with CC licence from Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0) George Joffé 2 June 2016
Western policy towards the so-called Islamic State (IS) in the Middle East is inextricably intertwined with... more  
Changing the status quo: what directions for Palestinians?
Israel & Palestine_Rusty Stewart_(CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Khalil Shikaki 29 May 2016
As they approach the 50th anniversary of the Israeli occupation, and twenty-three years after the signing o... more  
East Asian perceptions of the UN and its role in peace and security
UN and National Police Train in East Timor_United Nations Photo_(CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Sebastian von Einsiedel , Anthony Yazaki 27 May 2016
Over recent decades much of East Asia has undergone a massive transformation from a region stricken by pove... more  
Women political leaders and peacebuilding
NLD candidate meets the local contact_judithbluepool_(CC BY-NC 2.0) Clare Castillejo 12 May 2016
Over the past 15 years there has been growing recognition of the gender-differentiated impact of conflict,... more  
Engaged societies, responsive states: The Social Contract in situations of conflict and fragility
Social Contract_Pulpolux (CC BY-NC 2.0) Marco Mezzera , David Sogge , Sarah Lister 27 April 2016
The social contract is the process by which everyone in a political community, either explicitly or tacitly... more  
Stability and vulnerability in the Sahel: the regional roles and internal dynamics of Chad and Niger
Scene de rue_Gustave Deghilage with CC licence from Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Paul Melly , Ben Shepherd 19 April 2016
Chad and Niger are among the world’s least developed countries – and deprivation and institutional weakness... more  
The role of ex-rebel parties in building peace
Maoists_looking_for_votes By Francisco Anzola CC BY 2.0 Clare Castillejo 16 March 2016
Political parties can play an important part in shaping the direction of post-conflict peacebuilding, and p... more  
Pakistani-Afghan relations after Karzai
By gcawflickr - originally posted to Flickr as Afghan election billboard, July 2009, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=7540036 Safdar Sial 18 February 2016
Unlike his predecessor, Hamid Karzai, Afghan president Ashraf Ghani has adopted a policy of rapprochement t... more  
India’s global foreign policy engagements – a new paradigm?
India_Prime_Minister_visits_Korea_08 by Republic of Korea with CC licence from Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0 Devika Sharma , Jason Miklian 12 February 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s strong mandate has opened up a series of new policy initiatives to explore i... more  
Bringing the region back in? Deciphering India’s engagement with South Asia
 Water Palace_India_by_Ant Smith_with CC licence from Flickr_CC BY-NC 2.0 Jayashree Vivekanandan , Jason Miklian 8 February 2016
This report explores how India works both above and below the regional level in an effort to secure its reg... more  

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