Tunisia’s Democratic Experiment Enters New Phase with Local Elections - Washington Diplomat

Monday, April 30, 2018

News Type: USIP in the News

Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution in 2011 that ousted then-President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali set off the Arab Spring, a series of popular uprisings throughout the Middle East and North Africa that resulted in the overthrow of sclerotic governments. But the early optimism of the Arab Spring has since dimmed, as the revolutionary...

The Long Road Back for Iraq's Minorities - War on the Rocks

The Long Road Back for Iraq's Minorities - War on the Rocks

Monday, March 12, 2018

By: Dr. Elie Abouaoun

News Type: USIP in the News

Across northern Iraq, in places like the Nineveh Plain and Sinjar, members of the country’s ancient minorities are filtering back to towns and villages devastated during three years of occupation by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Christians, Yazidis and Shabaks, regarded as “infidels” by the now-vanquished extremists, suffered some of the greatest abuse....

透過外交管道 走出黑暗隧道 - China Times

Monday, December 18, 2017

News Type: USIP in the News

中東局勢起伏,凶險難料,美國和平研究所(USIP)中東暨北非部主任伊里.阿巴農(Elie Abouaoun)指出,阿拉伯世界政教之爭數百年,應不致在一夕間突然演變為戰爭,即使在最黑暗時候,也不能放棄和平希望。但他認為,外力介入無助中東衝突。

Can the EU and partners stabilize Libya? - Deutsche Welle

Sunday, December 17, 2017

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Can international negotiators convince Libyan Army General Khalifa Hifter his future will be better with them than without them? What happens on Sunday will be key. Teri Schultz reports from Brussels.

Risk and Reward - Foreign Affairs

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

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Muhammad Hamed / Reuters A Syrian refugee boy who works at bicycle repair shop in the Al-Zaatri refugee camp in Jordan, September 17, 2016. Snapshot September 21, 2016 Refugees & Migration ...