Islamist militant and jihadist groups thrive on disenfranchised youths who lack opportunity and services in their native countries.
Carnegie Middle East announces the release of a major new report on the state of the Arab world.
Societies worldwide are grappling with political, technological, economic, and cultural transformations. However, the inherent pressures have been particularly combustible in the Arab world, given institutional deficiencies and the proliferation of conflict, sectarianism, and radicalization.
EU policy towards the Maghreb is still reflective of the disjointed self-interests of member states who favor their own short-term political and security interests and does not take stock of the new realities affecting security in several countries of the Maghreb.
As 2016 comes to a close, Diwan offers recommendations for this period of relative rest.
As 2016 draws to a close, prospects for the year ahead seem uncertain. The Arab world remains mired in both political and economic conflict and instability.
US President-elect Donald Trump has said a number of contradictory statements during his campaign pertaining to an overall foreign policy strategy he will pursue in the Middle East.
The public needs to be included for investment to produce economic, political, and social benefits.
The violence sweeping across the Arab world isn't a consequence of the Arab Spring, but of decades of dictatorship.