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POMEPS Studies 34

Shifting Global Politics and the Middle East

Conversations: Salafi Jihadism

Shiraz Maher speaks with Marc Lynch about his new book, Salafi-Jihadism: The History of an Idea.

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The Project on Middle East Political Science, POMEPS, is a collaborative network designed to enhance the broader Middle East’s political science field and its engagement with the broader academic discipline, public policy, and the public sphere. POMEPS seeks to shape innovative new approaches to the political science of the region, support the field’s publication in [...]

Jan
23
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2020
5:30 PM Book Launch: “Iran Reframed: Anx... @ Elliott School of International Affairs, Room 505
Book Launch: “Iran Reframed: Anx... @ Elliott School of International Affairs, Room 505
Jan 23 @ 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Book Launch: “Iran Reframed: Anxieties of Power in the Islamic Republic" by Narges Bajhogli @ Elliott School of International Affairs, Room 505
Co-sponsored with the Institute for Middle East Studies: An inside look at what it means to be pro-regime in Iran, and the debates around the future of the Islamic Republic. More than half of Iran’s[...]
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2020
12:00 PM Book Launch: “The Revolution Wit... @ Elliott School of International Affairs, Room 505
Book Launch: “The Revolution Wit... @ Elliott School of International Affairs, Room 505
Feb 20 @ 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Book Launch: “The Revolution Within: State Institutions and Unarmed Resistance in Palestine” by Dr. Yael Zeira @ Elliott School of International Affairs, Room 505
POMEPS is proud to present the book launch of Dr. Yael Zeira’s new book, The Revolution Within: State Institutions and Unarmed Resistance in Palestine (Cambridge University Press, 2019) on February 20th, 2020 at 12PM at[...]
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2020
12:00 PM Book Launch: “Libya’s Fragmentat... @ Elliott School of International Affairs, Room 505
Book Launch: “Libya’s Fragmentat... @ Elliott School of International Affairs, Room 505
Feb 26 @ 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Book Launch: “Libya's Fragmentation: Structure and Process in Violent Conflict” with Dr. Wolfram Lacher @ Elliott School of International Affairs, Room 505
POMEPS is proud to present the book launch of Dr. Wolfram Lacher’s new book, Libya’s Fragmentation: Structure and Process in Violent Conflict (I.B. Tauris, 2020) on February 26, 2020 at 12PM at the Elliott School[...]

Here is where I look more at the inner workings of the Sultanate of #Oman and more closely at how #SultanHaitham might manage the challenges that #SultanQaboos faced. Thanks to @monkeycageblog @wapo: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/01/15/meet-omans-new-sultan-how-will-he-navigate-regions-turmoil/

“The late sultan played an important role in regional diplomacy. Whether his successor can continue this independent diplomatic role will be a critical question for regional politics,” writes @Cinzia_Bianco.

Read more in the @monkeycageblog:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/01/15/meet-omans-new-sultan-how-will-he-navigate-regions-turmoil/

"While next steps in the conflict & negotiations are unclear, the external powers that have intervened during the latest bout of conflict in Libya-UAE, Turkey & Russia-will have a major role in determining its outcome," writes @el_khawaga.
@monkeycageblog
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/01/15/russia-turkey-failed-mediate-peace-libya-what-happens-now/

Deadline approaching for applications for @APSAMENA @POMEPS Research Development Group short course for MENA junior scholars at 2020 @APSAtweets Annual Meeting - apply by 2/1 for this great opportunity https://pomeps.org/call-for-applications-2020-research-development-group-for-early-career-arab-scholars

"This notoriety was double-edged: good for raising the profile of the Guards, increasing their popularity, and boosting nationalism... but bad because the actions of Iran’s partners in the region became directly associated with the Guards and Iran."
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/01/09/will-soleimanis-death-change-irans-relationship-with-ircg/

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