STRATEGIC FUTURES

“In 2020, the Kurdistan Region in Iraq…
“In 2020, the Kurdistan Region in Iraq…  


November 7, 2014  

Alex Vatanka ..will be, more than ever, a de facto state. This is the closest that the Kurds anywhere will have ever come... 

“The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is… 
“The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is…   


November 7, 2014  

Kamran Bokhari … the first transnational jihadist organization to seize control of territory that transcends national... 

Rights Fights, Flavours and Futures
Rights Fights, Flavours and Futures  


November 7, 2014  

GB looks ahead to the debates, bottlenecks and pitfalls, and looks at defenders and discontents, in the next decade’s struggles... 

Can the Middle East Be Fixed?
Can the Middle East Be Fixed?  


November 7, 2014  

Yes. Amid the chaos and bloodshed, there may be a historic opportunity History tells us that regional cataclysms can galvanize... 

Is the Arab Spring Over?
Is the Arab Spring Over?  


November 11, 2013  

It’s a tale of three transitions – none yet to democracy – and it’s hardly begun The ouster of Egypt’s first democratically... 

Networks and an Arab Summer
Networks and an Arab Summer  


June 27, 2011  

The future of democracy in the Middle East and North Africa is with the unstructured, civic action networks that started... 

Endgames in the Old-New Arab World
Endgames in the Old-New Arab World  


February 18, 2011  

Is this Berlin in 1989? Or Tehran in 1979? No one is yet certain, and the future of the region is just as uncertain   There... 

Trees and Forests in the New World
Trees and Forests in the New World  


October 13, 2010  

GB talks new-century politics and geopolitics – from the local to the general – with former UN Secretary-General Boutros...