Publications

MEI publishes reports and papers on an array of topics for policymakers, the business community, academia, and general public

Insights View all

Insight 189: The Baloch Network behind Bahrain’s Regime Stability

Cities and Networks Insights Series – A Note from the Editorial Team In early 2011, mass protests erupted in the Arab world, toppling...

Insight 188: China-Dubai Textile Trade through Indian Connections

Cities and Networks Insights Series – A Note from the Editorial Team The textile trade has contributed remarkably to Dubai’s non-oil economy for...

Insight 187: Dubai: A State, Merchant Networks and their Encounters with Gold

Cities and Networks Insights Series – A Note from the Editorial Team The Cities and Networks series brings together articles that deal broadly...

Singapore Middle East Papers View all

Volume 26: The Gulf: Reshaping Regional & International Norms without “Political Dynamism”
27 Feb 2017

By Professor Madawi Al-Rasheed PLEASE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE PDF Can the GCC (Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf)...

Volume 25: The Death of Muath al-Kasasbeh: the Politics of Mourning, Memory, Identity, & Power
08 Feb 2017

by Ronald Y. Chen[1], (Winner of the MEI – Emirates NDB Middle East Essay Competition 2016) PLEASE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE PDF...

Volume 24: Saudi Arabia and its Troubled Path to Reform
19 Oct 2016

By Madawi Al-Rasheed PLEASE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE PDF Saudi Arabia has long been plagued by cycles of austerity and affluence. In...

Books View all

An Atlas of Islamic History

Professor Sluglett and cartographer Andrew Currie have spent more than twenty years working on An Atlas of Islamic History, published by Routledge in...

Ali Kadri’s Arab Development Denied (Anthem Press, London)

Ali Kadri’s Arab Development Denied (Anthem Press, London) takes a detailed look at issues of development and political economy in the Arab world....