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Insight 201: The Northern Tier and Great Power Competition in West Asia

12 Mar 2019

West Asia has experienced a series of crises and conflicts since 2011 that have reordered the nature of regional politics. This article examines...

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Insight 200: A Two-Tiered Middle East: Prospects for the Asian Century

28 Feb 2019

States in the Middle East today are coming together not on the basis of shared sectarian or ideological lines. Rather, they are coalescing...

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Insight 199: Kazakhs Wary of Chinese Embrace as BRI Gathers Steam

28 Feb 2019

Abstract Following on our annual conference, in which China’s Belt and Road Initiative was discussed in detail, Philippe Le Corre of the Mossavar-Rahmani...

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Insight 198: Networking Humanity: Women, Piety and Philanthropy

15 Jan 2019

Charity Networks Series – A Note from the Editorial Team In our final essay of the Charity Networks series, Eva Nisa discusses Muslim...

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Insight 197: The Malaysian-Palestinian Relationship and Transnational Networks: Civil Society Activism, Politics, and Co-Constitution of Interests

08 Jan 2019

Charity Networks Series – A Note from the Editorial Team Malaysian politicians, pro-Palestinian NGOs in Malaysia, and the Palestinian Islamist Hamas have established...

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Insight 196: Local Culture as an Obstacle to Foreign Missionary Penetration in Cambodia

18 Dec 2018

Charity Networks Series – A Note from the Editorial Team Following the withdrawal of Vietnamese troops from Cambodia in 1992, several Muslim non-governmental...

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Insight 195: Preserving Gulf Charities: Orphans Projects in Post-Disaster Aceh

03 Dec 2018

Charity Networks Series – A Note from the Editorial Team In the wake of the Asian tsunami of 2004, which resulted in thousands...

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Insight 194: Islamic Charitable Networks: From Southeast Asia to the Middle East?

19 Nov 2018

Charity Networks Series – A Note from the Editorial Team While the prevalent view of Islam, and specifically of Islamic charities, is that...

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Insight 193: The Emergence of Gulf-based Transnational Charities and their Expansion into Southeast Asia

08 Nov 2018

Charity Networks Series – A Note from the Editorial Team The Middle East Institute is pleased to launch the ‘Charity Networks’ series. The...

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Insight 192: The Role of Oman’s Diasporic Business Networks in Circumventing the Qatar Blockade

25 Oct 2018

Cities and Networks Insights Series – A Note from the Editorial Team We conclude the ‘Cities and Networks’ Series with a co-authored piece...

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