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The Journal for politics, economics, and culture of the Middle East published by the German Orient-Institute

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01/01/19

Orient I 2019

Anoushiravan Ehteshami
After the West: Russia and China in the Middle East

Robert Springborg
Globalisation and contentious politics in the MENA

James M. Dorsey
Geopolitics dominate Middle Eastern sports

Margret Johannsen
The Palestinian-Israeli conflict in its eighth decade

Jérôme Drevon
Transnational armed Salafi Jihadi networks: Emergence and development

Omar Eleish
The dilemma of counter-terrorism mechanisms in the MENA

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01/10/18

Orient IV 2018

Karen E. Young
Economic reforms as a means to diversification in the Arab Gulf states

Curran Flynn
Vision 2030: Success thus far Mark Furness Strategic policymaking and Germany’s MENA aid programme

Yasmina El Amine, Chafik Abdallah, Rana El Hajj and Nadim Farajalla
Solid waste management in the MENA region: A comparative analysis of Lebanon, Jordan, and Tunisia

Roel Meijer
Economic deprivation, political corruption and the rise of new citizen movements in the MENA region

Amir Forouharfar
The Middle East politics of entrepreneurship: A brief review on entrepreneurship as a foreign policy tool in Gulf Cooperation Council countries

Mohsen Tavakoli, Catherine Laffineur and Alain Fayolle
Gender equality in entrepreneurship in the Near and Middle East

Hajer El Ouardani and Samir Makdisi
Autocracy, democracy and populism in the Arab region

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01/07/18

Orient III 2018

Ludwig Schulz and Benedikt van den Woldenberg
German Near and Middle East policy: Challenges and strategy

Ahmed Badawi
From the outside looking in: The three rationalities of the German policy debate on Egypt

Alexander Bürgin
Despite the growing alienation between Turkey and the EU: A continuation of the accession process remains the best option

Omar Shaban
Germany as an influential political actor in the Middle East conflict: Possibilities and prospects

Ali Al-Mawlawi
Transformations in German Middle East policy: The view from Iraq

Gülistan Gürbey
The role of the Kurds in the Middle East: A regional factor of stability or instability?

Sarah Anne Rennick
Active citizenship, participative politics, and challenging the state: How new forms of civil society in the Arab world can meet the promise of 2011

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01/04/18

Orient II 2018

James M. Dorsey
High-stakes poker in the Gulf

David B. Roberts
Qatar and the Gulf Crisis

Christopher M. Davidson
Saudi Arabia’s new politics: Motives, risks, and the rule of law

Søren Schmidt
Whither Saudi Arabia?

Fatiha Dazi-Héni
Kuwait and Oman mediating policy traditions in rupture with Gulf crisis protagonists

Ana Belén Soage
The Gulf Cooperation Council, Iran, and the limits to integration

Anoushiravan Ehteshami
Iran’s role in the Gulf: Beyond politics?

Morten Valbjørn
Unpacking a puzzling case: On how the Yemeni conflict became sectarianised

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01/01/18

Orient I 2018

Ross Harrison
Regionalism in the Middle East: An impossible dream?

Maximilian Felsch
The Arab regional system after the Arab uprisings: Reaching hegemonic stability?

Patrycja Sasnal
The looming peace in Syria: A dilemma for the UN

Robert Mason
A reassessment of the European Neighbourhood Policy

Ibrahim Al-Marashi
The Arab League: Between ambitions and reality

Aidan Hehir
The Responsibility to Protect, the UN Security Council and the Arab Spring

Wolfgang Mühlberger
Chasing the Jinn: Countering Hezbollah with lawfare

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01/10/17

Orient IV 2017

Achim Rohde
Iraq after IS: Reconstruction or deepening fragmentation?

Christopher Phillips
Syria after IS

Wolfgang Pusztai
Libya: A second home?

Rayan Haddad
Lebanon: A spillover to be?

Curtis R. Ryan
Jordan: Between IS and the Syrian Civil War

Fred H. Lawson
Gulf dynamics: Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the emergence of regional multipolarity

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01/07/17

Orient III 2017

Sübidey Togan and Ömer Faruk
Gençkaya Recent developments in the Turkish economy

Güneş Murat Tezcür
The deepening of the Kurdish question in Turkey

Nilgün Arısan Eralp
Quo vadis Turkey-EU relations?

Bahar Baser
Turkey’s domestic politics spill-over to Europe: old debates in new frames

Ahmet S. Yayla
The so-called Islamic State and the (slow but steady) radicalisation of Turkey

Nebi Miş and Burhanettin Duran
Turkey’s constitutional referendum and its effects on Turkish politics

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01/10/16

Orient IV 2016

Sebastian Sons
Lost in Iranoia: Saudi Arabia’s struggle for regional hegemony in times of crisis

Adnan Tabatabai
Iran’s regional policy Decision-making process, goals, areas of cooperation

Fatiha Dazi-Héni
The smaller GCC states’ foreign policy and regional role

Reinhard Meier-Walser
Post-JCPoA international relations The US, Russia, and the Gulf

Reza Ekhtiari Amiri
The Hajj and the future of Iranian-Saudi diplomatic relations

Gawdat Bahgat
Gulf politics: the energy factor

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