• The Military Balance

    Chapter 7: Middle East and North Africa

    14 February 2017.  Middle East and North Africa: Russia changes the battlefield; The campaign against ISIS; The Iraqi Army; The war in Yemen; Yemen and GCC military cooperation; Regional capabilities increase; Defence Economics; Macroeconomics; Defence spending and procurement; Defence industry; Emirates Defence Industries Company

    Saudi Arabia: Defence policy; The armed forces; Defence and security cooperation and coalitions; Operations in Yemen; Defence economics and industry

  • Events

    Egypt six years after the revolution

    05 December 2016. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Dr H.A. Hellyer, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, Atlantic Council
    Arundel House, London
    Monday 5 December 2016, 12.30–1.30PM BST

  • Events

    The Dead Sea

    25 October 2016. 

    Private film screening and panel discussion
    Konstantinos Antonopoulos, Policy and Advocacy Advisor, Medecins Sans Frontieres
    Stuart Gatt, Writer and Director of The Dead Sea
    Markus Geisser, Senior Humanitarian Affairs & Policy Advisor, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
    Arundel House, London
    Tuesday 25 October 2016, 6–7.30PM BST

  • Strategic Comments

    Libya’s faltering new government

    21 September 2016. 

    The new UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) has based itself in Tripoli. But the GNA has failed to muster an effective nationwide military capability and is rivalled for national authority by the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HOR), which controls the Libyan National Army, Libya's most cohesive armed organisation, as well as Libya's oil ports. Although GNA-linked forces have decimated the Islamic State in and around Sirte, the new government's unsteady hold on Tripoli is vulnerable to HOR challenge.

  • Events

    Egypt's Islamist Insurgency: Dynamics and the Security Response

    07 June 2016. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Mokhtar Awad, Research Fellow, Program on Extremism at George Washington University
    Arundel House, London
    Tuesday 7 June 2016, 12.30–1.30PM BST

  • Armed Conflict Survey

    Chapter 3: Middle East

    05 May 2016. 

    Egypt (Sinai)
    Mali (The Sahel)
    Turkey (PKK)

  • Survival

    The Decline and Fall of the Arab State

    21 March 2016. 

    The malaise of Arab states was triggered by domestic battles, but made possible by global changes in the nature of sovereignty.

  • Events

    Adelphi Launch - Egypt After the Spring: Revolt and Reaction

    02 March 2016. 

    Book Launch
    Michael Hanna, Senior Fellow, Century Foundation
    Hebatalla Taha, Research Analyst, IISS
    Arundel House, London
    Wednesday 2 March, 12.30-1.30pm

  • Strategic Comments

    Confronting failed government and the Islamic State in Libya

    25 February 2016. 

    The Islamic State has taken advantage of the chaos of 20 months of war in Libya to build a series of bases in the country, expanding its territory and now threatening the country’s oil ports. The United States and its allies now face hard decisions about how to confront the militant group.

  • The Military Balance

    Chapter 7: Middle East and North Africa

    09 February 2016.  Regional states deploy amid worsening security; Worries about Iran; Reforming Iraq’s army; The war against ISIS; ISIS in combat; The US-led coalition against ISIS; War in Syria: towards year five; Regime acknowledges personnel shortage; Other actors
    Yemen: GCC military operations; UAE forces; GCC defence cooperation
    Regional Defence Economics; Macroeconomics; Defence spending; Procurement; Combat aviation, air and missile defence; Land systems and airlift; Surface vessels and coastal-patrol assets

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