Publications

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

Insights View all

Insight 205: Afghan Trading Networks, Geopolitics and Everyday Diplomacy: Transcending West Asia’s Northern and Southern Tiers

Central Asian transnational commercial networks play an important role in connecting much of West Asia. Since the traders who form such networks are...

Insight 204: From Conflict to Consensus: Energy Geopolitics in the Caspian Region

On 12 August 2018, the five Caspian riparian states, Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan, signed the Convention on the Legal Status of the...

Insight 203: Iran, Turkey and the Historical Ties that Bind

This paper suggests that the history of Iran–Turkey relations is one of secularisation, notwithstanding the intense religious wars that consumed them in the...

Singapore Middle East Papers View all

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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....