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Middle East/North Africa Security

Dead or alive ISIS is a threat to Jordan

While regional instability has negatively impacted Jordan’s economy, paradoxically the potential defeat of ISIS, also increases Jordan’s short-term political risks. Earlier this month, Jordan revealed that a gunmen opened fire

Security South and Central Asia

The assassination of Mullah Akhtar Mansour raises questions about legality and security

After Mullah Akhtar Mansour’s assassination, attention has been turned to the instability and lack of security on the border Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Economics Middle East/North Africa

Dangerous liaisons: Algeria and Iran’s unlikely partnership

Algeria and Iran have forged an unlikely partnership, which has proven to be a source of consternation among some of the Arab world’s heavy hitters.

Middle East/North Africa Politics

ISIS feeds on Iraq’s political instability and oil

Iraq needs to immediately accomplish major, comprehensive development projects in order to finally establish a stable and viable Iraqi state.

Middle East/North Africa Security

Syrian War Update: Risks Growing for Southern Turkey

A recent bombing in Gaziantep underscores the current elevated threat posed by the Islamic State to Turkey’s southern border provinces.

Europe Security

Chechnya re-securitization increases political risk

Chechnya re-securitization as response to ISIS poses a major risk for businesses.

Economics Middle East/North Africa

Just how bad is the state of Turkey’s tourism sector?

With Ankara facing internal and external security threats, as well as tensions with Russia, Turkey’s tourism sector is paying the price.

Europe Middle East/North Africa

European military intervention in Syria

The European Union needs to correctly assess the risks and opportunities of sending land-forces into Syria and Iraq in order to fight the Islamic State.

International Security

Why Britain’s Prevent Strategy isn’t working: A new approach to radicalization in the age of information

In the ‘Information Age’ of today, the internet has been deployed highly effectively by ISIS for the publication of propaganda, communication and radicalization. Platforms such as Twitter and Instagram have

Middle East/North Africa Security

Morocco’s war on terror and the threat of ISIS

With much of the world´s attention focused on Western Europe and the threat of ISIS, North African states such as Morocco are also facing a difficult internal battle against groups