Anna Murphy

Anna Murphy is a research assistant at the TRT World Research Centre. Prior to joining the Research Centre, Anna was a Fulbright Scholar in Ankara, Turkey. She has a BA in Middle Eastern Studies from Brown University. While at Brown, she was an Undergraduate Research Fellow at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs. Her research interests include political communication in the UK and EU, Middle Eastern politics, and US foreign policy in the MENA region.
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Devolution and Democracy: What’s Next for the Scottish Independence Movement?

This policy outlook examines the impact of the 2021 elections on the prospect of Scottish independence.On May 6, 2021 the “most important elections in...

A Decade in the Balance: The Status of Syrian Refugees in Turkey 10 Years On

This info-pack examines the status of Syrian nationals under Temporary Protection in Turkey a decade after the outbreak of the Syrian Civil War.April 29th,...

A New Era for British News?

This policy outlook will explore the tension between the historical role of broadcast news in the UK and the growing influence of partisan and...

Beitar and Beyond: The United Arab Emirates and Qatar’s use of Football as Soft Power

This policy outlook examines the UAE and Qatar’s investment in football clubs in Europe and Israel as two distinct and developing modes of soft...

Are US-Saudi Relations Headed for a Reset?

This policy outlook examines the potential trajectory of US-Saudi relations over the course of Biden’s first term in office.In a series of briefings, top...

Biden will alter rhetoric, but won’t change course on Western Sahara

The Biden administration now faces a situation in which its stance on Western Sahara is directly tied to its relationship with Israel. The diplomatic...

Morocco-Israel Normalisation: A Geopolitical Shift with Far-reaching Consequences for the MENA Region

This policy outlook analyses the shift in US policy regarding the Western Sahara, Morocco-Israel relations, and the role of 'normalisation' as a tool in...

Macron’s Authoritarian Turn? The Potential Impact of ‘la loi relative à la sécurité globale’ on Civil Liberties in France

This policy outlook examines the contents and implications of France's comprehensive security law that has sparked the most recent display of anti-government anger.Over the...

Dignity without Borders

This report focuses on refugees fleeing war and destruction, often leaving with nothing but the clothes on their backs. Refugees flee their home countries...

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