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  • Insight 175: Why Central Asia Counts
    A Note from the Editorial Team At the Middle East Institute, we welcome the scholarship of researchers from various disciplines within and without the Institute, looking not just at the Middle East but even a little beyond. With this issue, our guest contributor, S. Frederick Starr of the Central Asia ..
  • Insight 174: Developments in the Middle East Insight Series- Iraq, Kurdistan and Kirkuk: Untying the Knot
    Developments in the Middle East Insight Series A Note from the Editorial Team Last Friday, Victor Kattan’s Insight focused on developments in Palestine with the landmark deal signed between Fatah and Hamas, possibly paving the way for a greater Palestinian unity against Israeli occupation. We continue to keep..
  • Insight 173: Developments in the Middle East Insight Series- A Heavy Dose of Realism Brought Hamas and Fatah Together
    By Victor Kattan CLICK HERE FOR PDF On October 12, 2017, Hamas signed a deal reconciling it with Fatah and its leader, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, after a decade of alienation and failed reconciliation attempts. Hamas agreed to disband its shadow administration and form a government of national unity with the Palestinian..
BLOGS
  • MEI Kaleidoscope | The Fascinating Architecture of George Town, Penang
    By Charlotte Schriwer 22 November 2017                                                ..
  • News Roundup: 11th November - 17th November
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  • News Roundup: 4th November - 10th November
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@MEI_NUS   The SR Nathan Distinguished Lecture 2017 delivered by Sheikh Thamer Al Sabah of Kuwait's National Security Bureau e… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…


@MEI_NUS   Influence without hegemony? Dr Shuang Wen dissects China's ambitions in a beleaguered Middle East. nus.edu/2jE5LH6


@MEI_NUS   Positive historical revisionism as both a moral and analytical imperative, argues Professor Ronald Grigor Suny. nus.edu/1Lntenx


@MEI_NUS   #Sarahah is an app that offers anonymous feedback. Its success signals great potential for #Saudi startups. bit.ly/2gtICWG #MEIrecs


@MEI_NUS   Dr Zhang Mei clarifies China's intentions in the Middle East and the GCC. nus.edu/2hJsCjU


@MEI_NUS   Comics are a potent medium for mocking & subverting the power of its objects: bit.ly/2grjbVW @mideastXmidwest @RadInstitute


@MEI_NUS   Saudi Purges and a speech by a Kuwaiti high-level official. Find out more in our #MiddleEast #News roundup:… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…


@MEI_NUS   #MENA cuisine is more than kebab, hummus & falafel. Here are some of the region's most unique dishes: bit.ly/2ySogyd #MEIrecs


@MEI_NUS   .@SynapsNetwork reminds us that photographs are sites of contesting narratives & appropriation – this calls for gre… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…


@MEI_NUS   HE Sheikh Thamer Al Sabah ends his lecture by reiterating the ubiquitous nature of terrorism & the importance of ed… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…


@MEI_NUS   We should not forget that the GCC Crisis could hurt the energy sector. #SRNathanLecture2017


@MEI_NUS   With regards to finding a solution to the crisis in the Gulf region, giving up is not an option for Kuwait and nor… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…


@MEI_NUS   HE Sheikh Thamer Al Sabah reminds us that Kuwait has, historically, been a mediator in several conflicts within th… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…


@MEI_NUS   "If an armed militia in a country is strong, it usually means that the government is weak," notes HE Sheikh Thamer… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…


@MEI_NUS   HE Sheikh Thamer Al Sabah, President of Kuwait's National Security Bureau, begins his speech entitled, "Geo-politic… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…


@MEI_NUS   We are all suited up and ready to kick-start our 4th S R Nathan Annual Distinguished Lecture!… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…


@MEI_NUS   Later this evening, we have the honour of hosting His Excellency Sheikh Thamer Ali Sabah Al Salem Al Sabah for our… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…


@MEI_NUS   From the outside, the Arab World appears eternally engulfed in strife and suffering—a region of circular, cannibal… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…


@MEI_NUS   MEI Director Engseng Ho sheds light on the murky situation in #SaudiArabia in an opinion piece for @STcom.… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…


@MEI_NUS   Political rumblings & progress in the Gulf Region and Lebanon. Find out more in our #MiddleEast #News roundup:… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…


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