Policy Outlooks

Protests in Iraq: Have They Gone Past the Point of No Return?

Since the beginning of October 2019, widespread unrest has engulfed Baghdad with thousands of demonstrators protesting the regime due to a high unemployment rate,...

Hard Times, Hard Choices: Turkey’s Next Fighter Jet Procurement

This policy outlook assesses Turkey’s options in its quest to purchase its next fighter aircraft. The decision to purchase its next fighter aircraft comes down...

No Country for Young Men: The Military’s Power-Hold in Algeria

This policy outlook examines the role of the military in Algeria, how the country's civil-military relations have developed over the years and what will...

Smoke without Fire? Assessing the Impact of the UN Report on the Khashoggi Killing

This policy outlook looks at the findings of a UN report on Khashoggi's murder, the damning details that links the killing to Saudi Arabia...

European Elections 2019: Will the Eurosceptics Prevail?

This policy outlook aims to examine the European Parliament elections, the probable victory of Eurosceptic populist parties, and the implications for the future of...

Politicking at the Expense of Syrian Refugees

The Policy Outlook aims to underscore the following message: If the newly appointed local governments led by the CHP continue to view Syrian refugees...

The Seven Deadly Sins in Covering the Muslim World

This policy outlook aims to examine some of the strategic deficiencies produced by the Western media when reporting the Muslim World This policy outlook aims...

War on Terror 2.0: The Rise of White Supremacy Terrorism

This Policy Outlook calls for an impartial, adequate, and integrated response to this rising terrorist threat. The rise of the far-right and white supremacy pre-dates...

Algeria: A Grassroots Movement for Change or Elite Political Gamesmanship?

This brief provides an analysis of the underlying issues and dynamics in Algeria and seeks to answer questions related to the possibility of genuine...

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