In the spotlight
July 2014, Murhaf Jouejati
Security sector reform will be a major factor in establishing the legitimacy of a post-Assad political order that abides by the demands of the uprising, establishing a civil, democratic and pluralistic state in which all citizens are equal before the law.
August 2014, Maged al-Madhaji
Is federalism the answer for Yemen? In this Policy Alternative paper, Yemeni researcher Maged Al Madhaji analyzes the challenge of introducing a federalist system in a complex country beset with internal divisions and major economic problems.
July 2014, Hana Jaber
The Syrian conflict has brought new threats, new refugees and a new wave of political uncertainty to a country already struggling to manage the political upheaval of the Arab Spring. Set against the backdrop of shifting domestic and regional politics, this paper breaks down the impact of the Syrian conflict on Jordan.
July 2014, Haykel Ben Mahfoudh
Tunisia’s 2011 revolution removed the Ben Ali regime but did not overthrow the country’s security institutions. Reforming these institutions will be an integral part of the larger process of constitutional and political reform for the country.