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Despair and Hope for Syria: Q&A with Hind Kabawat

Since 2012, Hind Kabawat has been conducting conflict resolution and peace-building workshops for communities in Syria and for Syrian refugees. She answers MEI's questions about current conditions, the Western-led military intervention, and what the international community can do to help. 

 

Mohammed Dahlan's Return to Gaza

Geoffrey Aronson explains how Palestinian mover and shaker Mohammed Dahlan, in his new role as a provider of charity in Gaza, offers a window into the fractured state of Palestinian politics and the central role played by outside actors in Palestine.

Four Iranian Threats That Terrorize Saudi Arabia

Despite Iranian authorities' pledge to be committed to the principle of Islamic Unity, their perspective on their chief rival, Saudi Arabia, has always been one of religious suspicion and regional competition, says Alex Vatanka, who discusses four capabilities Iran has developed in search of an edge.

High Time to Stop Neglecting Libya

The beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians by ISIS in Libya has brought the chaotic situation in Libya back in the spotlight. Wayne White explains how Western governments must put Libya on the front burner of their policy attention to nudge the country's two rival governments toward cooperation.  

Egypt's Security Challenge: ISIS, Sinai, and the Libyan Border

Steven Simon examines ISIS's expansion into the Sinai Peninsula and Libya and the difficulties Egypt faces in confronting this development.

Despair and Hope for Syria: Q&A with Hind Kabawat

Since 2012, Hind Kabawat has been conducting conflict resolution and peace-building workshops for communities in Syria and for Syrian refugees. She answers MEI's questions about current conditions, the Western-led military intervention, and what the international community can do to help. 

 

Mohammed Dahlan's Return to Gaza

Geoffrey Aronson explains how Palestinian mover and shaker Mohammed Dahlan, in his new role as a provider of charity in Gaza, offers a window into the fractured state of Palestinian politics and the central role played by outside actors in Palestine.

Four Iranian Threats That Terrorize Saudi Arabia

Despite Iranian authorities' pledge to be committed to the principle of Islamic Unity, their perspective on their chief rival, Saudi Arabia, has always been one of religious suspicion and regional competition, says Alex Vatanka, who discusses four capabilities Iran has developed in search of an edge.

High Time to Stop Neglecting Libya

The beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians by ISIS in Libya has brought the chaotic situation in Libya back in the spotlight. Wayne White explains how Western governments must put Libya on the front burner of their policy attention to nudge the country's two rival governments toward cooperation.  

Egypt's Security Challenge: ISIS, Sinai, and the Libyan Border

Steven Simon examines ISIS's expansion into the Sinai Peninsula and Libya and the difficulties Egypt faces in confronting this development.

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