Middle East and Africa

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Stephan Roll

The Nile Conflict and Egypt’s Failed Power Projection

ISPI Commentary, Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI), 24.09.2020 (online).
Stephan Roll

'Egypt's leadership feels markedly threatened by Turkey'

The dispute about maritime territories between Turkey and Greece is heating up. Egypt's involvement has added a new dimension to the conflict, the Middle East analyst Stephan Roll says.

Interview with Panagiotis Kouparanis, in: Deutsche Welle, 11.08.2020 (online)
Hamidreza Azizi, Maysam Behravesh

Why an Iran-U.S. Detente Could Still Occur Under Joe Biden

The Biden foreign policy team hopes to use nuclear de-escalation with Tehran as a stepping stone to fostering a “modus vivendi” between Iran and its regional rivals, a more realistic approach that might go down well with Ayatollah Khamenei and the Revolutionary Guards.

In: The National Interest, 11.08.2020 (online)
Wolfram Lacher

Magnates, Media, and Mercenaries

How Libya’s conflicts produce transnational networks straddling Africa and the Middle East

in: Africa and the Middle East: Beyond the Divides - POMEPS, June 2020, pp. 44-49 (online)
Azadeh Zamirirad, David Ramin Jalilvand, Nikolay Kozhanov, Mohammadbagher Forough, P. R. Kumaraswamy, Ja’far Haghpanah, Dalileh Rahimi Ashtiani, Sanam Vakil, Cornelius Adebahr

Forced to Go East?

Iran’s Foreign Policy Outlook and the Role of Russia, China and India

Working Paper Research Division Middle East and Africa, 2020/01, 42 Pages


Stephan Roll

A Missed Opportunity: Germany and the IMF-Agreement with Egypt

Tarek Radwan (Ed.): The Impact and Influence of International Financial Institutions on the Economies of the Middle East and North Africa, Tunis: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, April 2020, pp. 126-136.
Wibke Hansen, Volker Perthes

Why Sudan’s Democratic Transition Depends on Stability in Darfur

in: World Politics Review (WPR), 17.03.2020 (online)
Wolfram Lacher

Drones, Deniability, and Disinformation

Warfare in Libya and the New International Disorder

in: War on the Rocks, 03.03.2020 (online)
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SWP Comments

Denis M. Tull
German and International Crisis Management in the Sahel

Why Discussions about Sahel Policy Are Going around in Circles

Wolfram Lacher
The Great Carve-Up

Libya’s Internationalised Conflicts after Tripoli

SWP Research Papers

Muriel Asseburg
Reconstruction in Syria

Challenges and Policy Options for the EU and its Member States

Guido Steinberg
Regional Power United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi Is No Longer Saudi Arabia’s Junior Partner

New Books

Wolfram Lacher
Libya's Fragmentation

Structure and Process in Violent Conflict