Nickolay Mladenov, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Iraq, and ECFR's Julien Barnes-Dacey assess the critical dynamics in Iraq and the current conditions…
Middle East and North Africa
Turkey appears to have overlooked the anger bubbling among its own Kurds towards its Syria policy
In the face of a common enemy in IS, public demand for Kurdish unity across borders is growing
Event exploring potential areas of openings and confrontation in the coming year for Iran and the West in a rapidly evolving Middle East
Karim Sadjadpour, Senior Associate at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Julien Barnes-Dacey, ECFR Senior Policy Fellow, discuss the thinking among policy makers in…
Essay collection on the regional dimensions of the IS crisis
The West needs to push regional actors to assume their responsibilities in confronting the threat posed by IS
This series examines the reaction of key Middle Eastern actors, as well as looking at European policy options, the dynamics driving IS itself, and the impact within Syria and Iraq respectively.
There is a case to be made for Europe not recognising the Palestinian state, but is it a worthwhile one?