Following the advance of ISIS in north-west Iraq, Toby Dodge of the LSE analyses the situation there, while Jeremy Shapiro of the Brookings Institution…
Middle East and North Africa
A toxic cocktail of greater radicalisation, lack of mediators and Binyamin Netanyahu do not bode well for the region
The EU is facing unprecedented instability in its neighbourhood in the wake of the Ukraine crisis and the Arab uprisings, at a time when Washington is also pulling back from the world. We are organising a conference to rethink Europe's strategy and policy approach to its southern and eastern neighbourhoods.
The jihadists have developed a comprehensive war economy that is fundamental to their strategy.
Those who hoped Morsi's overthrow would usher in order instead face a leadership that responds to economic and social challenges with abuses of freedom
Analysis of two of the crises facing Europe – Ukraine and migration – with President Toomas Ilves, Carl Bildt, Jo Johnson, Emma Bonino and…
The “Islamic State” caliphate declared by ISIS is a problem, but mainly for Iraq
Ahead of another round of talks over Iran's nuclear programme, the country's deputy foreign minister and one of their negotiators set out what they…
Recent weeks have highlighted more clearly than ever the growing symbiosis between the conflicts in Syria and Iraq.