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The Quest for Military Cooperation in North Africa: Prospects and Challenges

Author: Dr Mohammed El-Katiri North Africa’s security landscape has worsened in the aftermath of the political events of the Arab Spring. Libya’s dire state of affairs has had significant repercussions not only on its internal security and stability, but also on that of its neighboring countries, particularly the ones with long and exposed land borders. …

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Arab Threat Perceptions and the Future of the U.S. Military Presence in the Middle East

Author: Dr W Andrew Terrill The threat perceptions of many Arab states aligned with the United States have changed significantly as a result of such dramatic events as the 2011 U.S. military withdrawal from Iraq, the emergence and then fading of the Arab Spring, the rise of Iranian power and Tehran’s nuclear agreement with key …

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The Gulf Moment: Arab Relations Since 2011

Author: Dr Florence Gaub This monograph examines the impact that the “Arab Spring” has had on how Arab states relate to each other post-regime change and post-Islamist electoral victory. It shows that the region is undergoing a profound change as some traditional regional policy actors are paralyzed by internal turmoil (such as Syria and Egypt), …

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Lessons of the Iraqi De-Ba’athification Program for Iraq’s Future and the Arab Revolutions

Author: Dr W Andrew Terrill This monograph considers both the future of Iraq and the differences and similarities between events in Iraq and the Arab Spring states. The author analyzes the nature of Iraqi de-Ba’athification and carefully evaluates the rationales and results of actions taken by both Americans and Iraqis involved in the process. While …

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